Operational Buyer / Tactical Buyer X4

Ref No. BHN511624
Location Monmouthshire, Wales
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open

Introduction

A leading multi-national manufacturing business are currently recruiting for 4X Operational Buyer / Tactical Buyer to join at their Newport, Wales site on a permanent full-time contract.

Important

Proven experience as a Buyer or similar supply chain role, manufacturing background is preferred.

The Job

A leading multi-national manufacturing business are currently recruiting for 4X Operational Buyer / Tactical Buyer to join at their Newport, Wales site on a permanent full-time contract.

These Operational Buyer / Tactical Buyer roles will be responsible to manage short to mid-term supply plan in order to satisfy MRP requirements, ensuring products are manufactured on time and in full working with wider supply chain, suppliers and managing customer orders.

Proven experience as a Buyer or similar supply chain role, essential to a good experience in managing supplier performance (KPI's, scorecards etc)

Role - Operational Buyer / Tactical Buyer X4

Salary - Competitive (DOE)

Type - Permanent

Location - Newport, Wales

Key responsibilities for Operational Buyer / Tactical Buyer and will not limited to:

  • Issue the schedule agreements or purchase orders in line with ERP recommendations
  • Obtain acknowledgement from the supplier for any changes or modifications to requirements
  • Negotiate dead-lines and quantities with suppliers within the limits of the contract established by the Purchasing team (negotiation of dead-lines / quantities)
  • To define the supply parameters in the Companies Enterprise Resource Planning tool (ERP) within individual scope of activity which are consistent with stock targets
  • Participate in the Material Requirements Plan (MRP) validation process, analysing and processing exception messages (increase/decrease, progress, delay, cancel an order etc..) resulting from the MRP
  • Accountable for the supplier on-time performance for your defined group of suppliers, informing suppliers of discrepancies and providing resolution where applicable whilst working closely with our internal Quality teams
  • Confirm and communicate requirements and changes resulting from the MRP to the supplier by confirming any necessary modifications that are to be made, communicate to internal customers where applicable, escalating where necessary
  • Provide information and visibility necessary to the internal Manufacturing Area and suggest solutions in cases of imbalance
  • Monitor and analyse the impacts of manufacturing defects in terms of yield and if necessary reschedule requirements to ensure commitments can be met, work with the internal scheduler to ensure yield is factored into future planning. This may include managing orders relating to re-work or repair orders back into the business planning schedule
  • Measure and analyse supplier performance in coordination with the Supplier Performance Matrix (where applicable) using the defined metrics and provides the required weekly/monthly reports

Key skills and experience required for Operation Buyer / Tactical Buyer job applicant:

  • Proven experience as a Buyer or similar supply chain related role
  • Manufacturing background is preferred
  • MRP / ERP systems experience
  • Excellent communication skills

To apply for this Operational Buyer / Tactical Buyer /Operational Buyer position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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