• Location
    Stevenston, North Ayrshire
  • Salary
    £ 28000 - £ 32000 / Year
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Industrial & Manufacturing
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Office and Secretarial
  • External Reference

My client is currently looking for a Buyer. This position will be based on site in Stevenston on a temporary 3 month contract with the likelihood of being made permanent.

Purpose of Post:
To provide key point of contact and supplier relationship management for key suppliers. Leading and managing supplier management best practice relationships and implementation both internally and externally. Provide support and guidance to the business unit ensuring on time delivery of materials, services and overhead.

Pay rate - £28-32k per annum

Hours - Monday - Friday.

Primary Accountabilities: * Carry out all activities in full compliance with H&SE legislation, within company policy and procedure. * Responsible for reporting any unsafe acts or unsafe conditions observed (using the Near Miss System) in accordance with responsibilities under the Health and Safety at work Act. * Adhere and implement Supply Chain Policy governance and Operations Framework. * Management across multiple commodities and spend over Direct and Indirect spend. * Develop Business wide Procurement advisory service capture spend and savings opportunities, ensure cost and due diligence compliance in accordance to current policy and within AVL * Day to Day Supplier Management ensuring adherence to policies and financial authorisations. * Managing Quality Assurance including qualification, HSSE, BACM and Financial Stability reviews. * QBRs - Effective Performance reviews to be undertaken identifying Key Critical suppliers Technical risk, Volume and Spend * Ensuring all commitments are in line with inventory demand ensuring schedule adherence to business plan at all times. * CAM / PPV - Identify and capture all cost benefit opportunities, savings cost avoidance to targets. * Establish Scope of Supply / Framework agreements leveraging cost benefit. Ensuring T&Cs are in line with legal requirement and financial delegated authority. * Establish technical innovation agreements and Ecommerce opportunities in collaboration with Suppliers. * Drive Continuous improvement on Procurement process in line with BMS and ERP Systems * Dashboard Performance - Support and Develop KPI on primary aspects of Schedule Adherence, Quality, spend forecast and CAM/PPV Targets. * Point of contact for Key Supplier escalation for Supply Chain and internal stakeholders.

Qualifications/ Experience:

* Experience in Engineering / Production Procurement environment.

* Experience of managing change * Experience of Total Cost Management

* Conflict resolution * Interpersonal Customer Relationship management skills Desirable

* Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS) Qualified

* Commercial Contracting Training * Commercial & Financial Awareness

* Product knowledge * Financial and Market Awareness * Supplier Management

If you are available immediately and you feel you would be suited to this role please apply today and follow up with an email to myself on

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