Site Buyer

Intech Recruitment Ltd
£25000 - £30000/annum Benefits
16 Jun 2017
16 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Location: Bedfordshire
Salary to£30,000

A worldwide leading manufacturer of materials and medical devices for the healthcare, industrial and electronics market who have several international manufacturing facilities are now seeking a site buyer to support the purchasing manager in delivery, procurement, supplier management and new product development activities whilst driving down cost.

Suitable applicants will ideally have a proven track record of working within a purchasing environment for a volume manufacturer.

Duties will include;

* Continually monitor MRP activity for the site, placing purchase orders where required to provide a continuing flow of materials for the factory.
* Aid and contribute to the delivery of year-on-year savings in line with the agreed Site Budget Deck.
* Provide all appropriate Procurement support to R&D, production sites, Commercial teams and other key stakeholders in New Product Development (NPD), product substitutions and other growth opportunities.
* Optimise Supply Chain conditions through lead-times, MOQ's and inventory management.
* Help ensure continuity of supply by supporting the Planning function with continuously maintained SAP data.


* Proven skills in communication, organisation, negotiation and initiative.
* Proven track record in delivering cost savings.
* Able to manage and deliver projects effectively
* Strong working knowledge of the industry, products and materials is necessary to ensure success in purchasing the right materials.
* Can work consistently and effectively under pressure.
* Has the ability to raise own profile within the business by managing key stakeholders effectively.
* Strong analytical skills.
* Commercial awareness.
* The ability to adapt to different client needs and to develop and maintain successful working relationships.
* An excellent standard of numeracy in order to analyse facts and figures.
Essential experience:
* Studying towards CIPS or other professional purchasing qualification
* Proven track record in delivering result

Keywords: buyer, buying, procurement, purchasing

For more information and to apply for this position, please send your CV with a covering email to explain why you feel you should be considered for this post