Electus Recruitment Solutions
£30000 - £35000/annum Bens
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Your experience of Procurement or Buying within a manufacturing environment can prove a vital asset to my client. Moving into a new phase of projects, they can offer you work variety and the opportunity to develop your skills of negotiation, cost management and procurement responsibilities.

Employee experience is a key factor in management decisions and your career development is seen as an important part of company strategy. In addition to salary, there is an attractive corporate benefits package and interviews are only 1 stage.

They currently require the services of a Buyer on a Fixed term basis for 6 Months.

Below are some further details on the role. At the bottom of the page is where you can apply.

About the job:
Manage the day to day requirements and controls of the Purchasing Module on the ERP system
To ensure the timely procurement of the best value details for Production and Engineering requirements
Expedite Purchase Orders and manage defined suppliers as necessary
Carry out site visits to suppliers as necessary
To manage on time delivery from the supply base
Become involved in the implementation of lean manufacturing principles within the purchasing department and help to promote them to the supplier base
Encourage communication between the supplier and engineering to effect cost reduction of mature and new products
Identify or initiate any cost reduction opportunities Attend production meetings and report on delivery progress and highlight problem areas
Liaise with Planning/Cell Leaders to formulate 'make or buy decisions'

About you:
You will have purchasing experience within a Manufacturing environment
You will have good knowledge of at least one ERP / MRP system
You will have good communication skills

Apply through the link ASAP! This role will not be available long

Cheltenham, Gloucester

Keywords: buyer, purchasing, procurement, supply chain, MoD, defence, ITAR, aerospace, engineering, engineer

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

This is a Fixed Term position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy