Buyer

Ref No. EMP461989
Salary £28,000 - £32,000/annum
Location Basingstoke, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Now Interviewing

Introduction

A global manufacturing business require a Buyer to join their business. Applicants need purchasing experience within a manufacturing or engineering environment, have an understanding of MRP/ERP, LEAN techniques and be a self-starter.

Important

Buyer, Senior Buyer, Junior Buyer, MRP, ERP, Supply Chain, Material Control

The Job

A global manufacturing business require a Buyer to join their business. Applicants need purchasing experience within a manufacturing or engineering environment, have an understanding of MRP/ERP, LEAN techniques and be a self-starter.

The Buyer will work as part of a small team of Buyers and Senior Buyers, reporting into the Procurement Manager. The Procurement team is responsible for both operational and strategic tasks from; vendor management, to supplier selection in support of NPI, to inventory control and logistics.

Specific duties of the Buyer include:

  • Processing orders in the company MRP/ERP system
  • Communicate with suppliers on demand, volume and delivery times
  • On-board new suppliers, manage and update data in the MRP/ERP system
  • Supplier management - drive suppliers against OTD/OTIF metrics, and challenge them on quality and price
  • Inventory and cost management - manage overstock, obsolete products and optimise inventory holdings
  • Ensure compliance with procurement processes and guidelines

Buyer applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Procurement experience within a manufacturing business as a Junior Buyer, Buyer or Senior Buyer
  • Experience within a LEAN manufacturing or engineering environment
  • An understanding of inventory control and material control techniques
  • The ability to negotiate with and manage suppliers
  • MRP/ERP literacy

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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