Our client is a global electronic manufacturing solutions provider in Dublin 15. They employ over 180,000 people, across 100 sites around the world. They have enjoyed continuous, uninterrupted growth, over the last 4 years here in Ireland and are currently expanding their team as a result of business demands.
As the Buyer, you will be responsible for:
*Provide input to determine Quoted Cost to the Customer that is competitive yet maximizes the amount of Materials Price Variance (MPV).
*Developing supply base and Supply Chain strategies that are unique to customer or for Business Unit Strategic materials.
*Support customer's business needs using standard process and customized solutions where necessary.
*Work alongside the Purchasing manager and SCM to determine the best approach to meet the customer needs.
*Continuously optimize MPV by reducing the cost of materials and by limiting unfavourable PPV/MPV
*Communicate expectations to the suppliers. Conduct supplier audit / visits, certifications, and performance reviews to develop and continuously improve supply base.
*Obtain feedback from Materials Planners on suppliers' delivery, quality, and service performance.
*Quote new and existing materials while working with Materials Quotation Analyst if appropriate.
*Make sourcing decisions based on overall cost and benefit including price, duty, freight, flexibility, service, performance, quality and terms & conditions.
*Decide on mode of transport used (road, ocean, air) this will be based on demand requirements and parts criteria.
*Negotiate terms and conditions that protect the best interest of company and its customers.
*Negotiate liability terms, special stocking arrangements, and other agreements.
*Comply and follow all procedures within the company security policy.
*2-5 years' experience working as a Buyer or/a similar role
*3rd level qualification in Supply Chain or related discipline
*Experience in an Electronic Manufacturing environment would be an advantage.
*Previous experience leading process improvements/ lean manufacturing activities in a manufacturing environment would be an advantage
*Comprehensive suite of benefits
*Opportunity for progression in a Global business
For more information on this role or other potential opportunities please contact Gary Morrison on 01-6455221 or firstname.lastname@example.org