Senior Buyer-Mechanical needed at Adexen Global
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Adexen is a global Human Ressources Company providing business services in Europe and Africa.
We support companies in all industries in the fields of HR, Legal, Finance, Sales & Marketing, Engineering and Supply chain
Job Title: Senior Buyer - Mechanical
Logistics, Procurement, Store-Keeping
The holder of this position will facilitate the procurement of materials; structure, piping, fittings, package and related services required by the company. This position will oversee the materials, planning function and will have sole ownership of material flow, long term supply contracts, supplier negotiation, and production floor planning, scheduling. This will include responsibility for profitability, inventory levels, capacity planning, on-time shipment, and cost control. Will collaborate closely with Sales and Business Operations within the assigned Divisions to support the company's overall growth plan.
Negotiate contracts for the procurement of required materials; structure, piping, fittings, package and services from approved suppliers.
Establish strategies to improve supply chain, solve shortage issues and strengthen supplier relationships
Obtain materials, components and equipment, as required by the production schedule
Plan, schedule, monitor the movement of materials through the development, prototype and production cycle
Expedite orders as necessary. Identify actual and potential delivery problems and take proactive steps to inform appropriate personnel
Establish and maintain relations with suppliers and appropriate representatives and direct and procure supplier technical and operating expertise as required to internal customer
Maintain an awareness of materials and procurement concepts
Develop written procedures for routine job responsibilities and keep them current
Identify problem areas and offer possible solutions
Complete special assignments for the Materials department as directed by the Materials Manager
Track progress of parts to ensure time schedules and delivery to Systems
Work with engineering on new product introductions, including early supplier involvement
Implement improvement processes to reduce inventory and non-value added work
Perform supplier audits, supplier selection and ongoing rating
Continually assess market conditions which may affect procurement and recommend procurement and materials management strategy changes
Control incoming freight and handling costs
Monitors, analyzes, and reports material variances to standard cost. Interfaces with Accounting, Manufacturing Engineering, and Production to establish standard costs.
Responsible for optimizing material costs through vendor analysis, quality, schedule, cost evaluation, etc. Applies cost effective measures as related to support standard cost and make/buy decisions.
Bachelors degree in Purchasing, Business management or any related field
A minimum of 8 years experience in a similar position
Experience with ERP systems and good supplier communication skills.
Working experience with above average oral and written skills, French speaking an advantage
Work independently, establish priorities and make decisions
Interact effectively with people from various backgrounds