Procurement Buyer

Ref No. BHN512626
Salary £30,000 - £35,000/annum
Location Southampton, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open

Introduction

A leading manufacturing business require are recruiting for a Procurement Buyer. Applicants need procurement or supplier management experience, within a fast-paced manufacturing or engineering environment

Important

Buyer, Purchasing, Procurement, MRP, Sourcing

The Job

A leading manufacturing business require are recruiting for a Procurement Buyer. Applicants need procurement or supplier management experience, within a fast-paced manufacturing or engineering environment.

The Procurement Buyer will be responsible for the sourcing and supplier management of assigned categories, most likely mechanically engineered products, materials and manufacturing services. The role will entail a blend of operational and strategic procurement tasks - such as scheduling/re-scheduling of orders, supplier development and negotiation.

Specific duties of the jobholder will include:

  • Supplier development and supplier improvement activities of critical supply and subcontract partners
  • Maintain supplier data in MRP
  • Manage supply of products and components to meet customer/production demand
  • Identification of new suppliers
  • Liaison with stakeholders in production, engineering and on the shop floor
  • Contribution to sourcing strategies
  • Support initiatives to drive efficiencies and improvements in procurement processes/systems

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Experience as a Buyer, Senior Buyer, Category Buyer or Strategic Buyer within manufacturing or engineering
  • An understanding of MRP/ERP
  • Some exposure to BOMs and/or technical drawings
  • Ability to effectively engage with stakeholders, both senior and operational
  • The ability to think creatively, to solve procurement issues

Adam Cardey
manages this role


 

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