Buyer

Ref No. EMP440068
Location Farnham, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Closed
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Introduction

A manufacturing business are recruiting a Buyer. The Buyer will work in a small purchasing team, responsible for relationship building and negotiation activities with suppliers, and supply chain partners.

Important

Purchasing, Procurement, Buyer, Sourcing, MRP

The Job

A manufacturing business are recruiting a Buyer. The Buyer will work in a small purchasing team, responsible for relationship building and negotiation activities with suppliers, and supply chain partners.

The Buyer will join a successful production manufacturing business, who are well versed in LEAN supply chain techniques. The Buyer will be responsible for building relationships and negotiating with suppliers, face-to-face alongside teleconferences and emails. Monitoring stock levels in the company ERP/MRP system and developing strong stakeholder networks across - engineering, quality and production will also be an important element of the role. This is an ideal purchasing opportunity for someone with some negotiation, relationship building skills or contract management looking to forge a career as a Buyer.

Specific duties of the Buyer include:

  • Purchase raw materials, components, finished items and subcontract services for manufacturing
  • Create supply plans based upon historical production demand data
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with the supplier base
  • Monitor stock levels and ensure inventory turns are maximised
  • Negotiate with suppliers and subcontract partners
  • Monitor supplier performance against SLAs and contractual agreements

Buyer applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Experience as a Buyer, Junior Buyer, Purchasing or Procurement Assistant
  • Experience in the use of a business system, ERP or MRP software
  • The ability to build relationships with internal stakeholders, and external suppliers
  • The ability to negotiate, or experience of negotiations
  • Great interpersonal skills to work within a small team

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

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