Premier Engineering
Bath, Somerset
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Role: Materials Buyer

Salary: £26,000 - £32,000 per annum

Type: Permanent

Location: Near Bath

My client is a world leading manufacturing company. They are seeking a Materials Buyer to join their dynamic team based near Bath as they continue to lead innovation within their industry.

The Materials Buyer will ideally have the following attributes:

  • At least 3 years' experience in a Purchasing or Production Planning within a manufacturing facility
  • MCIPS or CIPS Qualification
  • Good understanding of best practice purchasing and planning systems and processes
  • Knowledge of Over Seas Purchasing
  • Knowledge of Import Handling
  • Good Levels of Forecasting
  • Previous experience in Scheduling Suppliers
  • Good communications skills / able to facilitate across site and national boundaries and make things happen. Comfortable in a matrix structure environment
  • Analytical approach and medium-term perspective

The Materials Buyer role will involve:

  • Processing MRP reports by placing Purchase orders on designated suppliers
  • Expedite material from suppliers to support the production plan
  • Assist the team with feedback on material availability
  • Ensure that material from suppliers overseas is correctly tracked for on-time delivery
  • Adjust stock holding parameters in line with guidelines from team leaders
  • Assist in the introduction of new parts through Engineering Change
  • Liaise with Quality and Engineering Departments regarding non-conforming material and engineering issues raised by suppliers

Benefits Package

  • Private Healthcare
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Generous Holiday Package

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