Buyer (BB-C24D9)

Found in: Neuvoo UK


Job Title: Buyer

Contract type: Employee, Fixed Term Contract – One year and 9 months (up to end of 2022)

Location : Darwen, UK

The purpose of the role: On a temporary basis, deliver Procurement and Vendor Relations services in defined areas in Valmet UK together with Services Operations, Valmet global sourcing team, Markets, Engineering, Quality and Business Units

Main Responsibilities:

1. To carry out Services procurement process

  • Ensure that procurement will be executed by following-up Global Valmet requirements for goods and supply in terms of quality, price and availability
  • Execute the procurement for named business segments
  • Creation of appropriate agreements and pricelist with selected vendors as deemed appropriate in co-operation of Procurement Specialist
  • Ensure implementation the usage of the selected vendors as guided
  • Follow-up the issued purchase orders for cost, delivery time and quality
  • Actively ensure that favorable price development will continue, and Valmet will have knowledge of true market price and Valmet’s position as a buyer within the market
  • Improving internal and external visibility of UK and EMEA procurement
  • Handle supplier invoices and supplier master data as per needed
  • 2. Vendor management

  • Follow-up of vendors’ performance against set targets
  • Maintain existing and possible new vendors’ relations
  • Vendor training for new processes and tools as required
  • Manage corrective action process with vendors according to Valmet Policy
  • 3. To guarantee supply network performance

  • Provide on-going support for existing parts throughout the supply process
  • Arrangement needed logistical set-ups for lean logistics flow.
  • To maintain and follow assigned KPI’s for purchasing

  • Ensure that set targets are met
  • The success in this role will be measured against following KPI’s

  • Cost reductions and savings
  • Volume of Purchases from cost competitive countries (CCC)
  • Supplier On-time delivery, availability, quality and lead-time for named vendors
  • Requirements (Education, Skills & Experience):

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, mechanical engineering background preferred
  • Membership of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) – or working towards
  • Expert in procurement with more than 3 years of sourcing experience preferable also w/ overseas suppliers
  • Familiar with metal processing (machining, casting, forging and fabrication) is a plus
  • Demonstrated skills at cost analysis
  • Demonstrated skills at supplier development
  • Fair knowledge of business processes
  • ERP and Normal MS Office applications.
  • Good communication and relationship management skills
  • Ability to travel across the UK
  • Closing date: 14th April 2021

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