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Senior Purchasing Controller

Reference No:
Tyne and Wear
Industry Sector:
Permanent – Full Time
Date posted:
12 January 2018
Expiry date:
12 February 2018
Job Role:

Company Description

Our client is a multi-award winning 1st Tier automotive supplier based in the North East. They possess a long history of success, stability, and progression due to the ability to adapt to change and utilise innovative technology to stay ahead of the competition.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Purchasing Controller based in Tyne and Wear. You will join a team providing detailed and accurate purchasing information to internal and external customers & suppliers.
The ideal candidate will have some exposure to the commercial aspects of business management combined with good Electrical Knowledge.

Job Specification

The Role

  • Develop supplier and commodity strategies
  • Negotiate cost reduction with nominated supplier’s year on year
  • Manage the supply base to achieve QCDDM targets
  • Carry out benchmark activities
  • Provide purchasing information to the business management function to support new business bid activity
  • Analyse RFQ data
  • Meet target costs
  • Maintain conformance with business and systems.
  • Provide management with accurate information regarding cost reduction targets
  • Communicate effectively across functions.

The Person

  • Experience within a similar role, preferably within an automotive industry, good knowledge of Electronic\Electrical products.
  • Good organisation and communication skills
  • Experience of sourcing products to meet global demand
  • Excellent computer literacy in Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of ERP/MRP or similar business system

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