Website Mazak

Leaders in the manufacture of advanced technology solutions.

About the Job

The Company

Our client, Yamazaki Mazak, is a leading global manufacturing company based in Worcester. This is an excellent opportunity to work for a market leading Machine Tool manufacturer who have been at the forefront of the industry for many years.

365 Resourcing are the preferred supplier to Mazak.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work as a Buyer in the Purchasing Department. The role will be responsible for an existing area of suppliers, predominantly supplying a range of components used in general assembly, from a fast-paced supply chain environment.

Job Description:

  • Manage supply chain deliveries in-line with ERP requirements.
  • Work with supply chain to maintain product quality and resolve quality issues efficiently.
  • Source and negotiate new products to support NPI and new machine options.
  • Actively work with supply chain to drive efficiencies and cost reduction.
  • Maintain supplier records to ensure compliance with ISO procedures and business processes.
  • Supply Chain Compliance adherence (Preferential Origin, CBAM, UK/EU Sanctions etc).
  • Identify, manage and mitigate supply chain risk.

Person Specification:

Essential Criteria:

  • CIPS certified (Professional purchasing qualification) would be advantageous.
  • IT literate, strong capability in excel, data analysis, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.
  • An understanding of ERP with the ability to integrate the ERP with the physical operating system.
  • A good understanding of manufacturing processes and environment.
  • Understanding of Compliance and its importance within a Global Supply Chain.
  • Ability to develop Supplier Relationships.
  • Excellent planning and communication skills.
  • Ability to lead a team by example and supporting team development.
  • Clear understanding of project / production planning.
  • A strategic mind set capable of embracing change.
  • Strong decision maker in line with business needs.
  • Evidenced strong negotiation skills & the ability to seek commercial advantage.
  • Strong Planning and Scheduling ability.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft AX preferred but not essential.
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power-point).
  • Experienced in wide range of Supply Chain Concepts and Mechanisms.
  • Strong Cost Analysis.
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings.

The successful candidate can also expect the following:

  • Join a successful, Worcester based, Multi-National Manufacturing company. – Excellent career potential – the company is currently expanding due to increased demand.
    – Benefits that include 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, 8% Company Contribution Pension, Private Health Care, 4x Death in Service, Free uniform, Free parking and also a Subsidised Restaurant on site.
  • Working hours – 08:15am – 4:30pm Monday to Friday.
    – Overtime is paid at Time 1/3 first 2 hours then Time 1/2 thereafter each day. Saturday is Time 1/2 and Sunday Double Time.

If this Production Supervisor role sounds like the right opportunity for you then please call to discuss further or email me at the address provided.

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