Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Not disclosed

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 1 day ago

Reference 1433832

 Job Description

As a Buyer, you will be responsible for the procurement and control of materials, ensuring material is available for production at all times and at the correct quality specification.

  • Identifying and onboarding new vendors for various projects.

  • Preparing cost analysis and PPV reporting.

  • Utilising all available methods to pursue cost reductions at every available         opportunity

  • Monitoring supplier/delivery/quality performance

  • Liase with suppliers on all material / stock matters including scheduling changes and cost variations

  • Supplier negotiation, regarding pricing and delivery structure

  • Understand and be aware of operating within ISO9000:2001, ISO13485:2003, and shipping regulations.


    Knowledge, Qualifications, and Skills 

  • Level 5 qualification in a Business or Engineering Discipline or equivalent

  • Proficient in all Microsoft Packages to include, Excel, Powerpoint and Word

  • Proven knowledge of procuring production materials

  • Experience of procuring electronics would be an advantage, although not essential

  • Understanding and experience using SAP would also be an advantage.

  • Strong communication and influencing skills with both internal and external agents.

  • Full driving licence as travel to supplier premises may be required from time to time

  • Demonstrable analytical & problem-solving skills, a process improvement orientation, and the ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced and results-oriented environment

  • Excellent presentation and written / verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrable ability to work autonomously


Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%