Job Details  
Advertiser: Modis

Job Title: Buyer
Rate:£20K to £25K Per Year
Description: Buyer

Salary dependant on experience

Engineering / Defence / Aerospace / Military

East Sussex, UK


Purpose of Position

* To work within the Electronic Systems Supply Chain Group as a Buyer supporting various programme requirements.
* Possess market knowledge to inform product and service selection
* Manage a number of large business critical Suppliers/Subcontractors
* Be the primary Point of Contact and pivotal channel of communication between the Programme and Suppliers


Responsibilities Include

* Sourcing and Procuring Electrical and Mechanical Product to Best Price, to the right specification and time scales to meet manufacturing requirements.
* Raising of Purchase Orders and ensuring adherence to required date
* Supplier metrics
* Management of Purchase Orders within ERP system.
* Expediting outstanding Purchase Order.
* Monthly updates to the ERP system prices, MOQ, lead-times and export classifications.
* Supplier development.
* Ensure compliance with various client initiatives i.e Gain Share, Business continuity, Counterfeit awareness etc.
* Effectively support communication of the SCM status (commodities and suppliers) during program reviews


Required Skills & Abilities

* Purchasing experience with in a manufacturing background.
* ERP/MRP experience
* Negotiation and cost management experience
* Change Management experience

Required Education & Experience

* Degree level education or Equivalent Experience
* Knowledge of Oracle ERP
* Six Sigma practitioner/ Lean manufacturing.

Experience of Product Development programmes.

If your skill sand experience match this role, please apply.

Alternatively email me an up to date CV to stuart(dot)macdonald(at)modis(dot)co(dot)uk
Skills Required: Buyer
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date:
Contact: Stuart Macdonald Contact E-mail: Click
Contact Tel: 01179308621 Contact Fax:
Reference: 00046 Added: 27-02-2018
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