£30000 - £35000/annum
14 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Buyer/Planner - Permanent - Basingstoke Up to £35k

Excipion is currently working with a world leading organisation; they are looking to recruit a Buyer/Planner to join their team on permanent basis.

The purpose of this this role is to manage the Supply base to ensure a cost efficient and continuous flow of material to achieve both short and long term business plans.

Buyer/Planner Responsibilities
Analysis and balancing of supply / demand
Management of Suppliers to ensure timely material availability
Management of optimum inventory levels to achieve business plans and objectives
Material management data accuracy
Identification of cost saving opportunities
Facilitate close co-operation with the supply base through regular communication and feedback
Purchase order management including order placement, confirmations, overdues, reschedules etc
Management of supplier forecast information and assessment of forward capacity constraints
Material Master Data management
Invoice query clearance and tracking of supplier
Materials management / minimization of excess and obsolescence
Support supplier performance monitoring, evaluation and improvement plans

Buyer/Planner Capabilities;
Experience working in manufacturing environment is essential
Relevant experience of working within tight and challenging deadlines
Extensive experience of using MRP Systems
Interpretation of material requirements and assessment of operational risk in a dynamic environment
Communicating with suppliers at a senior level
Supplier management
Risk assessment and contingency planning
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office
Familiar with supply chain and materials management processes
Strong customer and solution focused
Proven record of setting, pursuing and attaining stretched goals, regardless of obstacles or circumstances
Able to demonstrate the ability to prioritize and complete tasks to achieve the desired targets within the allotted time frames
CIPS qualification would be an advantage

This position is likely to suit a Buyer or Planner or Senior Buyer or Lead Buyer or Supply Chain Planner

To apply for the role or for more details please email your CV or contact Lisa Hawes on (Apply online only)

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