Job Opportunity

Buyer

Purpose of job
Atlas Elektronik UK Ltd is seeking an experienced Buyer to support the site Procurement team on bids and projects.
To ensure an efficient supply chain is in place between the suppliers and Atlas Elektronik UK Ltd.

  • Support the effective operation of AEUK exceeding targets including customer delivery performance and quality.
  • To ensure continuity of supply throughout the supply chain, mitigating risks & managing commercial issues including contracts, pricing and overall supplier performance.

Reporting relationships
Business Partner- Production

Location Dorset
Innovation Park, Winfrith

Employment status
Permanent, full time (37 hours/ week)

Principal Responsibilities

  • Expediting, order placing, product sourcing, supplier relationship management for allocated suppliers/category
  • Maintaining system data to ensure accuracy and efficiency
  • Provide support to Business Partner
  • Tactical buying input to support site, placing purchase orders and where necessary expediting
  • Project support related to specific categories and suppliers
  • Manage the relationship with allocated Suppliers
  • NPI task and process involvement
  • Data management accuracy. Support creation, input and publishing of site Procurement KPI’s and metric reporting as needed
  • Effective communication to site suppliers of AEUK policies relating to supplier performance, working capital initiatives and other sourcing initiatives that affect the supply chain
  • Visit suppliers as a representative of the company to discuss and resolve issues, conduct “Quarterly Business Reviews” or supplier audits
  • Other duties assigned

Knowledge, skills and personal qualities required

  • Demonstrate experience in Procurement
  • Strong all-round engineering knowledge including technical applications, materials and processes
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings
  • Project Management skills an advantage
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint) – IT capable
  • AX knowledge a definite advantage – must have MRP/ERP experience
  • Understanding of lean supply chains & principles
  • Experience of supplier management
  • Knowledge of Product sourcing
  • Working knowledge of supply chain analysis and supplier management principles
  • Knowledge of all aspects of materials management, including negotiating and managing supplier relationships
  • Capable of formulating and implementing material sourcing strategies

Education required

  • Must have relevant qualifications, a background in an engineering or other related field would be a distinct advantage
  • Supply chain certification to full MCIPS Diploma would be a distinct advantage
     

Behavioural requirements
Takes ownership, demonstrates a bias for action, sense of urgency and focus upon continuous improvement
Strong analytical, interpersonal, and negotiation skills coupled with good verbal and written communication skills
Well-developed stakeholder relationship skills gained within a multi-functional environment
Calm under pressure, organized and credible
Able to manage own workload efficiently whilst coping with changing demands & issues

More information
The successful candidate must be able to achieve full SC (Security Clearance).

How to apply
Please forward your CV to our Recruitment Partner, Morson International, and a covering letter explaining why you are suitable for the post to aeukrecruitment@morson․com by the closing date and state the job title in the subject line.

Due to the nature of our work and the projects you will be working on, all candidates must be eligible to gain security clearance. ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK Ltd is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications for all posts from suitably qualified people regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

Only successful applicants will be contacted.

ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK Ltd
Winfrith Newburgh
Dorchester
Dorset DT2 8ZB
www.uk.atlas-elektronik.com