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Machine Buyer

Machine Buyer require for our client based in Surrey.

Our client is a leading aviation company, although you do not need to come from an aviation background.

We are looking for someone with extensive purchasing experience who would excel in this role.

As the Buyer you will sources and purchases machinery, equipment, tools, raw material, packaging materials, parts, services, and/or supplies necessary for operation of an organization.

Compiles and analyses statistical data to determine feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives.

The Buyer will compile information to keep informed on price trends and manufacturing processes.

Confers with suppliers and analyzes suppliers' operations to determine factors that affect prices and determines lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules.

Reviews proposals, negotiates prices, selects or recommends suppliers, analyzes trends, follows up orders placed, verifies delivery, approves payment, and maintains necessary records.

May prepare bid packages.

As the Buyer you will have ideally specialize in machine detail.

We are looking for candidates who have the following experience:

Materials Management background MRP, ERP etc
Experience in a Materials Management or similar environment
Able to demonstrate previous experience of designing and implementing supply chain strategies
Proven track record of achievement in a relevant position
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc) - (proficient in Excel using formulars & VLOOKUP)
Excellent interpersonal skills
Driven, with a will to develop new skills and progress within the Company