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My client in London Enfield is currently In need of a Senior Buyer.

My client is a specialist manufacture and supply of maritime navigation and surveillance radar systems.

JOB SCOPE:

The jobholder will be expected to strengthen the current skill base within Procurement to maximise on profit and cash flow by providing a lead role in the purchase of strategic commodities and facilities.

Also to provide advice and guidance to more junior members of staff in the department.

JOB FUNCTIONS:

* Procurement of assigned key and strategic commodities of materials to meet the Manufacturing Programme at best value and to the given quality levels

* Maintain a balanced level of inventory against the Manufacturing Programme

* Meeting the make-to-order requirements of the Operations Business whilst minimising inventory exposure use of supplier owned consignment stock

* Identify and recommend global sourcing opportunities

* Contribute to and provide leadership in value streaming improvement programmes as required.

* Contribute to new product introduction projects as required

* Providing support and advice to other members of Procurement team relating to best practice of the Procurement activity

* Any other tasks associated with this role as required by the needs of the procurement and logistics manager.

* Negotiate various site facility contracts on an annual basis and to budget.

* To be fully aware at all times of the commodity costs and values of base materials and currencies.

QUALIFICATIONS:

* HNC or equivalent in business related subject

* CIPS membership or studying for CIPS membership is desirable

REQUIREMENTS:

* Experience within a purchasing role at Senior Buyer level

* Demonstrate experience of MRP, kanban, contract law, negotiation and working within a change culture organisation

* Possesses the desire to recommend and implement change within the supply chain

* Willingness to travel on company business both in the UK and abroad at short notice.

The salary for this position is paying £50k per annum with loads of additional benefits as well as a general holiday allowance.

Please respond with an up to date CV to be considered for the role
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