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Project Buyer
Salary: £30000.00 - £32500.00 per annum
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date:
Job Reference: BBBH23397
Added: 04 May 2021
Job Description
Acorn is currently recruiting a Project Buyer for a leading electronics manufacturer in the Newport area on a permanent basis. This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual who is looking for both personal and professional growth!

Main Purpose of Role

To provide competitive quotations and effective purchasing strategies for 'project buys'.


*Benchmark current as well as Identify and benchmark potential suppliers
*Provide material costing at RFQ stage considering customer requirements
*Liaise with NPI team on all new Products to ensure customer satisfaction
*Develop supply chain solutions for new parts/Products
*Assess and develop the supply chain and supply chain partnerships
*Support purchasing team in monitoring Supplier Performance
*Negotiation of best (cost effective) package at quotation & NPI stages
*Limit liability on materials at quotation
*Consider Vendor rationalisation at quotation
*Create VA/VE opportunities
*ECN & PCN management (obsolescence)
*Inventory management
*Contribute to planning solution (supply chain solution - external)
*Ensure complete handover of Supply Chain information to the tactical Buyers
*Participate in cross functional team activities
*Ensure that all company operating values and compliance procedures are adhered to at all times, including quality management, health and safety, legal stipulation, environmental policies and general duty of care.

Person Specification

*CIPS qualification, or working towards it (essential)
*Must have excellent communication skills at all levels as well as a collaboration mindset
*Proficient in the use of Microsoft Packages including Excel, Word, Outlook & PowerPoint
*Good analytical skills and detail focused

If you feel you have the right experience and would like to find out more, please apply!

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.
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