Senior Buyer

Mploy Staffing Solutions Ltd
£35000 - £38000/annum
19 Jul 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is seeking a Lead/Senior buyer to lead and develop the purchasing activities in the business. They have recently introduced a new ERP system and is looking for an individual to take advantage of the system capabilities, develop supplier strategy/relationships and manage performance data.
Experience & Skills

- Product knowledge about tube materials, metal forming and machining.
- Working within a fast pace manufacturing environment
- Buying to MRP purchase suggestions and change messages
- Confident in liaising with production staff and external suppliers
- Strong technical aptitude to understand technical drawings, documents, and specifications.
- Thorough knowledge of standard procurement procedures and practices required.
- Advanced negotiation, analytical, problem-solving, crisis management and project management skills.
- Excellent communication, organizational, and cost reduction and cost management skills.

Main Duties

- Managing day to day purchasing activities and communications with suppliers
- Raising Purchase Orders in line with MRP (Epicor) system recommendations
- Obtaining quotes for new parts
- Negotiate price, terms, delivery levels with suppliers
- Review and  manage the open Purchase Orders within MRP to ensure component/service deliveries are delivered in line with  requirements
- Reviewing Purchase Price variance for improvement
- Manage and monitor supplier quality and delivery performance
- Managing purchase orders and updating MRP messages
- Owning/Managing supplier data, lead times, EOQ`s, Price data
- Manage supplier rejects ensuring prompt issue resolution

If you are interested in applying for this role please send your CV to Mploy Dorchester