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Engineering Production Buyer

  • Negotiable
  • Maidstone, Kent
  • New Appointments Group
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Are you seeking your next step in your procurement career? Please read on... Exciting opportunity ... Mid Kent based precision manufacturing sector client

The key fundamentals of this role will be to control the planning of manufacturing jobs against the customer demand including materials, manufacturing and subcontracting timing to achieve lead times and delivery to SLA's

The role will deliver the effective procurement solutions for material supply, balancing total cost, quality and service with an objective to minimise materials inventory.

Working within the production facility and reporting to the Operations Manager, this additional person will manage some key relationships between suppliers and the business, ensuring that the business will be a customer of choice.

You will be confident to manage key relationships and be able to negotiate with confidence. Working with your counterparts in the team - you will work collaboratively communicate requirements, identify materials needs and arrange to meet these within the agreed strategies, to reduce risk, delivering a better value supply chain by embedding supplier relationship management into projects and focusing the needs of internal and external partners.

Candidate will be a confident communicator who can produce and analyse data for reporting purposes and be financially astute along with demonstrable experience of a range of ERP and IT systems. Epicor knowledge would be ideal but not essential.

Key characteristics needed will include excellent attention to detail and a pro-active, can do attitude to be an effective contributor to this team

Ideal candidates will have some knowledge of precision engineering sector and/or aerospace manufacturing, ISO 9001 QMS experience and capability to read and interpret drawings.

The successful candidate will join a growing SME with impressive plans for the future and receive a competitive package with Monday to Friday working hours.

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  • Advertiser: Agency
  • Posted on: 23/06/2022 12:31
  • Reference: J9798