£21000 - £23000/annum
11 Jul 2017
10 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you an experienced Buyer/ purchasing professional with fantastic understanding of manufacturing/ MRP?

Microlise based in Eastwood, Nottingham are recruiting for a Buyer to join the existing team. The Buyer will ensure the timely, most cost effective supply of goods and services to the business (production/project/indirect materials).

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary and excellent benefits. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the UK’s growing and leading telematics companies.

Key Responsibilities

- Management of the daily purchasing activities
- Management of relationships with suppliers, including selection
- Agreeing commercial terms and conditions leading to supply (as defined), ongoing performance management, relationship management, supplier reviews, supply scheduling, continuous improvement activities and resolving pricing/invoicing queries
- Resolving day to day supply issues (delivery and quality) and responsible for escalation to the Senior Buyer/Business where appropriate
- Supporting the inventory reduction process
- Operating and updating the ERP system, running MRP and raising PO's in conjunction with the Purchasing Assistants
- Working towards the delivery of departmental and personal objectives, including cost savings and improvement projects

Essential Criteria

- Previous experience in a Purchasing/ Procurement role within a manufacturing/ MRP environment
- Commercially aware
- Problem solving skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Self motivated
- Excellent organisational skills
- Excellent Excel skills, at least intermediate level
- Confident in the use of MS Office, particularly MS Word
- Ability to supervise team in the absence of the Purchasing Manager
- Ideally CIPS part/fully qualified

Why Microlise?

- 47 in the Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league table, Sunday Times top 100 Profit Track, Megabuyte Top 50 2016, Ernest & Young Entrepreneur of the Year finals
- Great family feel environment
- Great little extras, Easter eggs, yearly BBQ and annual awards!
- Tickets to the British Superbikes
- 25% off at Raleigh
- Excellent pension scheme offering 3% contribution
- Up to 29 days holiday with the bank holidays on top!
- Vitality Health Insurance and Rewards (a free Starbucks every week!)
- Childcare vouchers
- Free parking, tea, coffee and daily fruit

Interested in the role? Great, we look forward to your application!
Just to let you know, telephone interviews will take place while the advert is live and the following week after, face to face interviews will take place on 17 August 2017

Agencies – No agency support is required, please do not send speculative CV’s