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  • Job Title: Buyer Department: Sales and Purchasing
  • Location: Washington, Tyne and Wear Shift: Day shift
  • Reports To: Senior Buyer Direct Reports: 0

Purpose of the Buyer role:

  • Meet department objectives and responsibilities for assigned commodities
  • Support company business objectives related to Purchasing

Roles and Responsibilities of the Buyer:

  • RFQ preparation
  • Participate in cost reduction generation and tracking
  • Assist in trial parts preparation
  • Identification of new suppliers, assessments and sourcing proposals
  • New part cost negotiation and achievement of target costs for new models
  • Data analysis and reporting
  • Establish working relationship with all departments, initiate meetings with engineering to understand new part concepts and design concerns
  • Supplier management – understand supplier quality rating (PPM and cause and countermeasure); supplier delivery condition; financial condition; cost reduction performance; market share; etc
  • Communicate supplier issues (quality, delivery, financial, etc.) with management when appropriate
  • Establish good product knowledge and understanding of your commodities (part content, part function, raw materials, part benchmark data, process and other suppliers for these type parts)
  • Support the implementation, achievement, and maintenance of the Quality and Environmental Policies and Procedures as required for department
  • Travel expectations: Available to visit suppliers either individually or as part of a team as required
  • Succession Position: Senior Buyer
  • We are ideally looking for someone who is CIPS qualified and someone who has experience working in a high volume manufacturing environment.

Job Reference: BEBUY_1550136390

Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum

Salary per: Annum

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Baltic Recruitment Sector: Automotive_manufacturing

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