Vacancy Details

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Location: Hethel
Department: Purchasing
Vacancy Type: Permanent - Replacement
Reference: 1745

Duties /Responsibilities (Including Objectives of the role):

Job Summary:

  • Ensure components/services are sourced in the most optimum manner for the specific project/department
  • Maintain a supplier base acceptable for our industry
  • Establish project/department procurement as designated
  • Support department colleagues as and when necessary
  • Assist in further development of existing suppliers
  • Assess potential suppliers both technically and commercially
  • Provide support to assess and report on new technology/services and applications
  • Assist with proposal costings, as required
  • Ensure all activities undertaken are in line with current policies and procedures
  • Assist in day to day running of the Purchasing Department and all activities associated with it
  • Undertake cost down activities as directed by the Team Leader Commodity Supervisor/Principal Buyer

Qualifications and Experience (Essential & Desirable criteria):

Essential Criteria

  • Degree educated and/or Certificate of Higher Education
  • Automotive or Manufacturing purchasing experience
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbally
  • PC literate with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines

Desirable Criteria

  • Higher National Diploma in Engineering/ Business Studies or equivalent
  • CIPS
  • Basic understanding of engineering/manufacturing drawings
  • European language would be advantageous
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