Job vacancy - Buyer

Position: Buyer
Reference: CHacs186
Location: Sunbury-On-Thames
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per annum

As the Buyer, you will ensure parts and materials are bought at the most competitive price, correct quality, lead time and are delivered on-time for production.

  • Managing and controlling company's external suppliers within business cell structure
  • Develop relationships with current Suppliers and sub-contractors
  • Process all sub-contract operations, ensuring swift turnaround of parts in line with business needs
  • Ensure key relationships are built with internal and external stakeholders
  • Implement personal savings and on-cost tracker
  • Ensure the timely return of all defective material and ensure corrective actions are put in place to prevent reoccurrence
  • Assist with NSQ process, including TAT, transparency and MRP system updates
  • Drive improvements in Supplier On-Time Delivery with key accounts
  • Continually improve Purchasing methods ad drive down external spend

To be successful in this role of Buyer we would love to speak to anyone who has experience of:

  • CIPS Qualification
  • 3 - 5 years within' a manufacturing / MRP driven environment, preferably in a regulated industry such as Aerospace, Defence, Automotive or Medical devices
  • Broad knowledge of bespoke manufactured parts such as Machined / Turned parts, castings, forgings, electronics including purchasing of PCB assemblies
  • Must be able to read technical drawings

ACS are recruiting for a Buyer. If you feel that you have the skills and experience required in this advertisement to be a Buyer, please submit your CV including an outline of your experience as a Buyer. It is always a good idea to include a covering letter outlining your experience as a Buyer with your application as this will enhance your chances of selection and improve your prospects of landing the Buyer role you desire.