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Req #●No. de réquisition●Bedarfs Nr. 20-0007
Title●Titre●Position Buyer
City●Ville●Stadt St Asaph
State●Province/État●Bundesland UK

Job Outline: An opportunity has arisen for a Buyer to join the Procurement team. This role supports Qioptiq operations by managing a portfolio of suppliers and commodities to meet the demands and goals of Qioptiq – including source, select and develop suppliers capable of meeting the quality and delivery requirements of our customers

Key Responsibilities:

  • Source, select and negotiate with suppliers to ensure the most cost effective supply of product /parts (cost of acquisition).
  • Schedule the suppliers to meet on time delivery requirements to MRP.
  • With guidance, prepare and implement supplier improvement plans to maximise the key metrics - Quality, delivery and cost
  • Resolve supply problems through commercial acumen and involve relevant engineering support as required.
  • Actively reduce the supply base to maximise spend with preferred suppliers, increasing leverage, response and improved relationships
  • Achieve personal goals and objectives through detailed and proactive plans



Personal Specification:

It is essential that all candidates have the following:

  • Minimum of 5 years purchasing experience
  • Experience of MRP systems • Microsoft office, especially Excel and Outlook
  • Time management and organisational skills and a commitment to meeting deadlines
  • Degree/HNC in a related subject
  • CIPS Qualification • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a highly dynamic, team orientated, fast paced environment
  • Excellent written and oral skills
  • Ability to forge and maintain stakeholder relations

The following knowledge areas are considered desirable, but not essential for the role:

  • Microsoft Dynamics AX
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • Manufacturing / Operations / Business qualification
  • AS9100 Awareness and/or experience


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