Intec Recruitment Services Ltd
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Job Title: Buyer
Type: Permanent
Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
Salary: £ Negotiable
Job Reference: LA2063

Job Description

This is a role requiring a dynamic and energetic person with experience in purchasing within a manufacturing environment. The role operates in a fast paced Operations environment and the person shall be capable of being flexible in managing and prioritising a number of issues.

The main purpose of this role is to ensure supply of materials of known stocked items and of the suppliers within distinct commodity groups driving the performance the required levels in support of overall business objectives. Suppliers are measured using On Time and In Full (OTIF). The usual purchasing goals apply (right: part, quantity, quality, time & cost).

Management of actions driven out by operations needs and risks identified by all levels within the supply chain as a whole providing production materials and services operating within an MRP environment.

This is a tactical level role, separate to the Strategic Sourcing team whilst communicating well on the needs of the supply chain

Primary Responsibilities

·       Materials

o   raising purchase orders, managing through to delivery – expediting parts where needed

o   analysis of supply failures and corrective action

o   Be able to take responsibility for actions and keep hold of issues whilst delivering the solution to all root causes  - not quick fixes.

o   Identify risk within the supply chain and manage the appropriate plans to address these in line with recognised tools and standards

o   Manage and maintain the purchase orders working within the logistics team to ensure that the suppliers OTIF is not impact when orders are split or pulled in.

o   Ensure that business system has correct MRP parameters

o   Inventory and stock turns are key to our business, this will be an important part of the buyers role in working with the supplier, operations and strategic buying in ensuring the correct balance of needs and cost.

·       Suppliers

o   Contact Suppliers to manage orders and support fluctuations in production demand ensuring the right parts flow through for production – driving down work order release impacts.

o   Perform business and performance reviews of suppliers

o   Take responsibility for a number of known ‘problem suppliers’, review history and take ownership for definition and deliver of actions to achieve a durable solution and recovery of performance. Demonstrate visibility with a detailed action and timescale plan

o   Build and maintain relationships with the suppliers

·    Communication & Teamwork

o   representing the company to suppliers, and suppliers to the company

o   Communicate clearly with the internal customers managing their expectation

o   Communicate well as part of a team ensuring queries are resolved quickly.

o   supporting colleagues and other duties as required

o   understanding when to call on Strategic Sourcing support for problems.

o   Ensuring queries are resolved quickly for operations

·       Continuous Improvement

o   Using principles of root cause analysis to support the implementation of corrective actions.

o   Contribute to and lead key improvement projects related to systems and processes in use both within the department and cross-functionally.

o   Administration – maintaining electronic and physical filing, 5S and time management

 

Qualifications and Experience

 

Essential

 

·       Strong understanding of an MRP system and the supply chain relevant parameters influencing and driving the operational excellence of the business.

·       Previous purchasing experience for machined parts or electrical in a manufacturing environment, with preference for Aerospace/medium batch high variety

·       Previous proven experience expediting and driving improvements to OTIF

·       Confident and professional manner in dealing with suppliers and internal customers

·       Task performance driven and tenacious

·       A strong individual capable of working on own initiative whilst being a good team player

·       Excellent PC skills and user knowledge of Microsoft Office – excel skills should be very strong: Vlookup, pivot

·       Ability to drive and travel to suppliers world wide

 

Desirable

 

·       Understanding and experience of export regulations and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

·       Business/Commercial audit experience

·       Experience in a Lean manufacturing  / Supply Chain

·       Best practice – CIPS

·       Qualification in engineering or business discipline (ideally degree qualified) or experience in working in a technical environment.

·       Continuous improvement and problem solving experience

 

Qualities

·       Tenacity

·       Energy

·       Methodical

·       Flexible

·       Attention to detail

·       Proactive and driven



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I would like to thank you guys for your assistance in finding an ideal job for me. I had spent several months searching and applying for various jobs, but had not found anything that really fitted, you managed to come up find a vacancy that not only matched my key skills but is position I am really excited about starting.
- R.M. - Mechanical Assembly Technician
Within a very short period of time Intec are able to assess and fulfil our staffing requirements time and time again with great communication throughout.
- R.F. Stores Supervisor
"Within a very short period of time Intec are able to assess and fulfil our staffing requirements time and time again with great communication throughout."
- R.F. Stores Supervisor
"I have always found Intec to be friendly and helpful.  They offer a very professional service but have a very individual style to them, making the client feel confident that the right candidates will be found."
- S.M. - HR Generalist
"I always find Intec to be very professional, friendly and reliable, and care about their clients to make sure they place the right candidate to suit our needs."
- H.J. - Secretary /P.A.
"I have always found everyone at Intec reliable, responsive, courteous and professional. I have been using their services in some capacity since 2005 and wouldn't hesitate to recommend them to anyone."
- N.B. - Installation and Facilities
During the last 5 years, we have used Intec for all of our temporary vacancies and also all of our permanent, or temp to permanent vacancies.  We have never needed to go elsewhere, as they have always found the candidates we have needed, even for vacancies which have been harder to fill.  Communication with Intec has always been excellent, and I feel they have always understood the qualities of the person we have been looking for.  I would have no hesitation in recommending Intec for both temporary and permanent vacancies.
- J.N. Office Manager
I would be more than happy to recommend Intec Recruitment to anyone considering using this company for future employment.  You get a prompt and polite service,  any problems are easily resolved through the company's professionalism. I have worked for them for 10 weeks now and am very happy with Intec.  Any questions or queries have been answered.
- R.M. - Mechanical Fitter
I have been using Intec Recruitment Services for my employment needs since 1989 and I have found them to be proactive and give an excellent service. I like that they are a family run business and my experience of them is that they are efficient and courteous and always do what they say they are going to do. I would highly recommend them. - V.S. - Prototype Wirer
 We have used Intec Recruitment for some time now.  They provides us with staff that fits in with our requirements.  They are very professional, and always helpful. Nothing is ever too much trouble. It is always a pleasure working alongside Intec, as they know our company so well.
- M.B. - HR Manager
I have known Intec Recruitment for approximately twenty years. They have been a great help in finding me work over the years, in some very interesting electronic companies. They have proven over the years to be very honest & reliable.
- E.R. - Test Engineer
 I have used Intec's services in the past, I found their services very supportive and efficient, whenever I had any issues they were dealt in no time, I am looking forward to working with Intec again.
- F.I. - Wirer
"I would like to thank you and your staff for providing us with some first-class people over the decades.  You have always been my first call, and rarely have I needed to make a second."
- J.M. - Technical Director
Intec Recruitment over the past 10 years have supported our company in numerous service sectors especially in high profile fast track projects that covered a large and varied range of management, technical, skilled, semi-skilled and general staffing requirements. Intec Recruitments personal and professional approach along with their large database of manpower suited our company's requirements perfectly.
- G.T. - Managing Director
The service I have received (and currently still do) from all at Intec is highly recommendable.

The pre and post interview discussions were frank and honest, thus allowing an easy decision to accept the posting. - S.A. - Technician
Job Description

Buyer

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Job Description

This is a role requiring a dynamic and energetic person with experience in purchasing within a manufacturing environment. The role operates in a fast paced Operations environment and the person shall be capable of being flexible in managing and prioritising a number of issues.

The main purpose of this role is to ensure supply of materials of known stocked items and of the suppliers within distinct commodity groups driving the performance the required levels in support of overall business objectives. Suppliers are measured using On Time and In Full (OTIF). The usual purchasing goals apply (right: part, quantity, quality, time & cost).

Management of actions driven out by operations needs and risks identified by all levels within the supply chain as a whole providing production materials and services operating within an MRP environment.

This is a tactical level role, separate to the Strategic Sourcing team whilst communicating well on the needs of the supply chain

Primary Responsibilities

·       Materials

o   raising purchase orders, managing through to delivery – expediting parts where needed

o   analysis of supply failures and corrective action

o   Be able to take responsibility for actions and keep hold of issues whilst delivering the solution to all root causes  - not quick fixes.

o   Identify risk within the supply chain and manage the appropriate plans to address these in line with recognised tools and standards

o   Manage and maintain the purchase orders working within the logistics team to ensure that the suppliers OTIF is not impact when orders are split or pulled in.

o   Ensure that business system has correct MRP parameters

o   Inventory and stock turns are key to our business, this will be an important part of the buyers role in working with the supplier, operations and strategic buying in ensuring the correct balance of needs and cost.

·       Suppliers

o   Contact Suppliers to manage orders and support fluctuations in production demand ensuring the right parts flow through for production – driving down work order release impacts.

o   Perform business and performance reviews of suppliers

o   Take responsibility for a number of known ‘problem suppliers’, review history and take ownership for definition and deliver of actions to achieve a durable solution and recovery of performance. Demonstrate visibility with a detailed action and timescale plan

o   Build and maintain relationships with the suppliers

·    Communication & Teamwork

o   representing the company to suppliers, and suppliers to the company

o   Communicate clearly with the internal customers managing their expectation

o   Communicate well as part of a team ensuring queries are resolved quickly.

o   supporting colleagues and other duties as required

o   understanding when to call on Strategic Sourcing support for problems.

o   Ensuring queries are resolved quickly for operations

·       Continuous Improvement

o   Using principles of root cause analysis to support the implementation of corrective actions.

o   Contribute to and lead key improvement projects related to systems and processes in use both within the department and cross-functionally.

o   Administration – maintaining electronic and physical filing, 5S and time management

 

Qualifications and Experience

 

Essential

 

·       Strong understanding of an MRP system and the supply chain relevant parameters influencing and driving the operational excellence of the business.

·       Previous purchasing experience for machined parts or electrical in a manufacturing environment, with preference for Aerospace/medium batch high variety

·       Previous proven experience expediting and driving improvements to OTIF

·       Confident and professional manner in dealing with suppliers and internal customers

·       Task performance driven and tenacious

·       A strong individual capable of working on own initiative whilst being a good team player

·       Excellent PC skills and user knowledge of Microsoft Office – excel skills should be very strong: Vlookup, pivot

·       Ability to drive and travel to suppliers world wide

 

Desirable

 

·       Understanding and experience of export regulations and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

·       Business/Commercial audit experience

·       Experience in a Lean manufacturing  / Supply Chain

·       Best practice – CIPS

·       Qualification in engineering or business discipline (ideally degree qualified) or experience in working in a technical environment.

·       Continuous improvement and problem solving experience

 

Qualities

·       Tenacity

·       Energy

·       Methodical

·       Flexible

·       Attention to detail

·       Proactive and driven



 
Job details
Job Title: Buyer
Job Reference: LA2063
Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
Job Type: Permanent
Salary / Rate: £ Negotiable
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