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Buyer / Planner
A leading manufacturer are recruiting a Buyer / Planner. Applicants will be responsible for; purchase order placement, expediting and planning. Applicants should have experience in a purchasing, production, supply chain or logistics related role.
A leading manufacturing business are recruiting a Buyer / Planner. Applicants will be responsible for; purchase order placement, expediting and planning. Applicants should have experience in a purchasing, production supply chain or logistics related role.
The Buyer / Planner will join a large procurement function and will be responsible for placing orders with suppliers, and planning production work. This role would suit a self-starter, who has a positive outlook and is capable of building relationships with suppliers, customers and colleagues.
Specific duties of the Buyer / Planner include:
- Placing purchase orders for raw materials, components and sub-contract services
- Identify material shortages and follow up, in accordance with OTIF supplier delivery
- Expedite suppliers in regards to late deliveries/shipments and drive the supply chain to hit OTD targets
- Plan production work orders based on MPS, MRP, customer demand and shop floor capacity
- Review and release work orders to production and subcontract partners
- Update and maintain status / open order reports
- Work with colleagues within the procurement & supply chain function to introduce LEAN and continuous improvement activities
Buyer / Planner applicants should meet the following criteria:
- Experience working in a purchasing, supply chain, production planning or logistics related roles
- MS Excel, MRP, ERP or experience with a similar business system
- The ability to build relationships, internally and externally
- A positive and pro-active approach to work
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.