Buyer

Recruiter
Futures
Location
Leeds
Salary
£25000 - £35000/annum
Posted
18 Jun 2017
Closes
18 Jul 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client, a manufacturing business in Sheffield, seek to appoint a Buyer to their supply chain team to ensure externally sourced components are ordered from the most appropriate source after consideration of price, quality, delivery times and service support. The appointed Buyer will be joining a successful business with an excellent atmosphere and flexible approach. As Buyer you must have recent experience of procurement / purchasing for a manufacturing business.

Buyer - Role and Responsibilities - Supply Chain / Purchasing / Procurement

- Identify, source and purchase products to ensure products are manufactured in line with business requirements (Quality, Delivery, Cost, Value Add)
- Responsible for managing a large range of products from the initial order, communicating with suppliers and monitoring delivery schedules
- Collation of information to help produce monthly KPIs
- Promoting Lean Initiatives such as 6S and Internal Customer ensuring your team are provided with, and pass on, work of the required standard
- Use your own experience / initiative to solve manufacturing and assembly problems with the supply chain

Buyer - Skills and Abilities - Supply Chain / Purchasing / Procurement

- Experience of working in a manufacturing or engineering environment
- Understanding of manufacturing methods and processes
- Familiar with ERP systems, lean techniques and logistics / supply chain

Buyer, Supply Chain, ERP, Procurement, Purchasing