Engineering and manufacturing excellence is at the heart of the Peter Brotherhood business and we are now seeking to augment our core skills and ambitious growth plans through a number of key appointments.
All roles will receive a competitive starting salary, commensurate with the level of expertise you will bring, 25 days holiday, and pension and life assurance benefits. We are also happy to support you in your continuous development.
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Buyer to join our Supply Chain team. We are seeking an individual to take control of a given set of commodities and will be responsible for both the operational performance of the suppliers and for interfacing with internal customers, in addition to managing the varied operational demands of supporting a successful manufacturing business. The ultimate aim is to support the business aims by optimising price, quality and delivery.
Key Tasks & Accountabilities –
Conduct contractual negotiations with suppliers to ensure that all contracts reflect a robust flow-down of our contractual terms and conditions and to minimise commercial risks
Procure goods and services cost effectively
Ensure that the quality of products supplied meets appropriate quality standards
Ensure supplier on time delivery through effective negotiation
Be prepared to challenge the suppliers to maximise margin and value for the benefit of the business
To rationalise supplier base to develop preferred sources of supply to meet the strategic business needs
Access more effective suppliers capable of supporting design initiatives and/or cost out strategies
Evaluate and support resolution on material quality, price, supply issues, delivery and invoice discrepancies.
Prepare reports, related to purchasing activities, for presentation to the business.
Propose and implement job related process improvements, participate in cross-functional reviews.
Monitor and advise on any issues which present risk or opportunity to the business
Monitor market trends, competitor strategies and market suppliers
Provide analysis on costs, new and existing and review potential cost reduction activities
Negotiate orders, improve prices and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities to make business savings utilising negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods
Assess and evaluate suppliers and contribute to performance reviews to ensure contract compliance
Knowledge, Skills and Experience –
Knowledge of purchasing processes and Order placement systems
Experience of ERP Systems preferred
Experience of Microsoft Office suite
Lean / Six Sigma
An appropriate SCM qualification desirable but not essential
or write to us at Peter Brotherhood Ltd, 85 Papyrus Road, Werrington, Peterborough PE4 5HG.
For further opportunities
Please see opportunities with Hayward Tyler, part of The Hayward Tyler Group
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Peter Brotherhood conform to the stringent quality assurance standard ISO 9001:2008 and the environmental management standard ISO 14001:2004 as well as the Occupational Health and Safety Management System OHSAS 18001:2007.
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