Senior Buyer

Recruiter
Mploy Staffing Solutions
Location
Dorchester, Dorset
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
20 Jul 2017
Closes
19 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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