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Key points: Senior Buyer - indicative salary up to £36K Introduction... The prospective employer are a leading Engineering and Project Management Company, offering a complete range of services from design through to commissioning in the Water, Waste and Energy sectors. As such they are looking for an experienced Project Manager to join their expanding Water Division, based in Birmingham. What the employee will be doing... We are looking for an experienced Buyer to join our small commercial team, reporting to the Purchasing Manager. What will you need... Applicants should be able to show significant experience of contract procurement of process plant and equipment within a process related industry. They will be confident in negotiating contract terms (e.g NEC, IChemE), preparing and issuing enquiry documents and producing/issuing purchase and subcontract orders. Proven IT skills are required, as are good interpersonal skills, as the incumbent will need to build strong relationships both internally and with vendors/suppliers. nb that for this role we will not consider candidates from a predominately manufacturing or commodity buying background. What's in it for you... This is an exciting chance to join one of the UK #39;s leading Specialist Engineering Companies in the growing Water sector. The prospective employer our offering a first class package, including fully expensed car, and excellent career progression. How to make an application... To apply for this exciting opportunity simply send a copy of your up to date CV and covering letter to ..........
Location: Birmingham West Midlands Jobs
Key points: The prospective employer is based in North Birmingham, who are a 1st Tier Supplier into Commercial Diesel Engine manufacturers Glabally, who are currently looking for a Senior Buyer to join their successful business. Job Description: The role will incorporate various spend categories covering a wide range of commodities, majority of which being Hydraulics. Therefore, Applicants should have a good understanding of hydraulic systems and it is key to have at least 3 years as a buyer / senior buyer Candidate Requirements: Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate well at all levels, including liaising and engaging with key stakeholders. The Candidate should be a strong negotiator gained through prior experience and should be comfortable in communicating with a wide range of suppliers. required criteria 3+ years in a similar position for a 1st Tier Automotive Supplier CIPS qualified or working towards Degree educated (or equivalent) Apply in confidence or register your interest for a more detailed discussion about the role and the business. Contact Artom Marshalkovski at Prolinea Resourcing on (Apply online only) ..........
Project Buyer Contract
Location: Birmingham West Midlands Jobs
Key points: A Project Buyer is sought on a six month initial contract at a well-known 1st Tier Automotive Supplier based in Birmingham. Job description in brief is to coordinate the purchasing activities in all areas of projects from sourcing, through to negotiation, order placement and follow up, in accordance with all specifications, quality standards and purchasing procedures. Main Vacancy responsibilities: BOM management Control of all project purchasing activity To complete all purchasing requirements for relevant project launches Request and evaluate supplier quotations Robust value for money analysis Cost negotiations and solutions for new project items Improve project activity through planned programme control Cost savings in line with budgetary requirements Raise production orders as and when required Key Competencies: Negotiation and organisational skills and ability to prioritise Excellent verbal communication skills Commercial awareness Self-motivated and a team player with the ability to work alone Proactive, decisive and a problem solver Our Client are seeking an experienced contractor from a 1st tier Automotive industry. To be considered for this role, apply in confidence and the employee will be contacted to discuss your suitability to the role. Call or email Artom Marshalkovski at Prolinea Resourcing on (Apply online only) ..........
Location: Birmingham West Midlands Jobs
Key points: The Client: Prolinea are working with a leading 1st Tier supplier to the automotive and aerospace businesses across the UK and Globally. They are based in North Birmingham and are looking for a Commodity Buyer to improve Cost Down and reduce commodity price increases. Role Purpose: to help the overall business strategy, facilitate growth, enhance economic profit and meet customer demands via successful and innovative management of the supply chain. To increase purchasing leverage where possible to ensure procurement best practice. Vacancy responsibilities: Purchase negotiations Evaluate potential new suppliers Increase use of low cost sources Implement design solutions to overcome cost increases Expediting prototype samples In-house NPI expert To Implement a Supplier rationalisation program to highlight and understand the type of market in existence as per the commodity To find out the market forces behind price movements Identify the actual supply of the supply base as per commodity Experience in a wide range of commodity areas Develop and introduce procurement best practice To implement a supplier catalogue for technical department of preferred suppliers Supervision of tactical buying team Candidate Expectations: Worked within technical environment on NPIs Automotive Systems experience i.e PPAP, APQP, FMEA etc Project Management experience Low cost purchasing experience CIPS Qualified or working towards Apply in confidence or register your interest for a more detailed discussion about the role and the business. Contact Artom Marshalkovski at Prolinea Resourcing on (Apply online only) ..........
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Food and Drink Buyer
Location: Solihull West Midlands Jobs
Key points: My Client is an establised Pub operator with oulets nationwide. My client is looking for a Senior Buyer for Food and Drink. Reporting to the Head of Wholesale, the successful candidate will be responsible for helping to deliver the Wholesale strategy through the implementation of global class procurement principles throughout all aspects of the purchasing cycle, from sourcing to contract management. Develop & direct the commercial relationship with suppliers to optimise long term commercial value for the business Core Vacancy responsibilities Negotiate terms & agreements with suppliers that enhance value for the business and help achieve the operational targets of the business. Manage spend portfolio in excess of £300m pa Deliver successful category plans and initiatives that enhance value for the business and its Publicans Co-ordinate relevant supplier-led schemes and initiatives within the business e.g. Discount Schemes, SIBA and Beer Festivals etc 'Own' the food & drinks categories for the business, analyse, & make recommendations on range, pricing & mix Work closely with other functions to ensure that activity, pricing and other associated details are implemented successfully, timely and accurately Offer support and advice to procurement activities within other functions to ensure best results for the business Accountabilities The margin and mix of the food and drinks categories within the business Net income from food and drink categories within the business Correct implementation of pricing within the food & drinks categories to deliver the business margin aspirations Delivery of supplier terms in line with or better than business expectations. Skills and Experience FMCG experience in a procurement or senior sales role Previous multiple budget and project management experience, maximising successfulness of spend Track record of delivering cost savings/sales growth First class negotiation skills Strategic and tactical thinker Ability to clearly communicate and influence at senior level Ideally MCIPS qualified or studying towards Encore Personnel are an Equal Opportunities Employer. Specialist Recruiters in the Technical/engineering, and senior appointment sectors. Based in the Midlands, supplying Nationally. Encore offer a "refer a friend" reward scheme where you could receive a gift of up to Â£500 ..........
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