Buyer

Recruiter
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Location
Eynesbury
Salary
20,000 - 30,000 + Benefits
Posted
11 Nov 2017
Closes
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position: Buyer Location: St Neots, Cambridgeshire Salary: 20,000 - 30,000 (Dependent on Experience) The Company: Our client has a long history of developing innovative solutions tobring a better quality of life to the world. Their Electronics divisionis a diversified manufacturer of electronic devices and value-addedmanufacturing services. They provide customers with the manufacturing capabilities andpurchasing power of a global Electronics Manufacturing Servicesprovider. They deliver regional and personalized support best providedby a smaller company, striving to build lasting relationships and createclose and valued partnerships with their customers. Their singular focusis to help security experts, clinical professionals and high-techdevelopers solve real-world problems and issues. The Buyer Role: This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Buyer to review andanalyse purchase requisitions. The Buyer will coordinate purchasingactivities with relevant departments to acquire inventory in acost-effective and timely manner. You will also process purchaserequisitions, purchase change orders and requests for quotes to suppliers. Key Responsibilities of the Buyer: - To manage the Vendor Base to obtain best prices and best lead timesthrough negotiation and vendor visits - Create and place purchase orders using the companys ERP system.Utilise the MRP (Material Requirement Planning) system to satisfydemands. To maintain the purchasing system and to monitor purchaseorders and Inventory levels - Purchase components for production requirements using the companybusiness information system. Ensure components are purchased at theright price and to meet the agreed delivery schedules. Monitor thestatus of scheduled orders with vendors and if necessary, re-schedule tosuit the new requirements - Expedite all outstanding purchase orders with vendors to ensuredeliveries are maintained. Report any discrepancies to delivery datesaccordingly - Liaise directly with vendors to resolve problems such as goodsdelivered too early, short shipment, over shipment and wrong goods.Liaise with Quality for faulty goods - Liaise directly with vendors to arrange for goods to be returned.Generate the appropriate paperwork and organise despatch. Monitor andexpedite accordingly - Liaise with customers on problem parts as and when necessary andagree a satisfactory resolution - Liaise with the Production staff to resolve any materialsdiscrepancies in the workshop - Act on authorised purchase request forms - Raise and obtain authorisation for new vendor account forms - Assist the Purchasing Supervisor with any problem associated with thepurchasing role - Produce relevant system reports regularly as and when required - Ensure components are purchased at the right price and arrive at theright time for production - To set the planning parameters at item level for Order Multiples,Re-Order Cycle, Lead Times, Safety Stocks, Vendor, Buyer Code - Run MRP when required - To build strong working relationships with Vendors and manage vendorsin an appropriate manner to meet the needs of the business Skills & Experience Required: - Educated to ONC level or above with proven buying experience, orProfessional Diploma in Procurement and Supply and a member of CharteredInstitute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) but not essential - Experience within an electronics manufacturing purchasing backgroundwith proven purchasing and negotiation skills - Strong MS Office skills and MRP knowledge - Excellent negotiation, customer service and consulting skills - Strong verbal and written communication skills Whats Next? So what are you waiting for? If you are interested in this Buyerposition, simply apply via the button shown. Candidates that do not receive a response within 21 days should assumethat their application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Keywords: Buyer, Analyst, CIPS, Purchase, Inventory, Vendor, Order,Distribution, MRP, ERP, Electronics, Electrical, Purchaser, St Neots, Cambridge This vacancy is being advertised by Net-Recruit. - provided by Dice ERP, MRP, PROCUREMENT