Buyer

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Coventry
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
08 Feb 2017
Closes
08 Mar 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Buyer needed for a 8 months contract

Our client within Manufacturing is seeking a well rounded and experienced Buyer to manage the relationship for a 9 months contract.The role encompasses the purchasing of direct, indirect and consumable material.

The objective is to deliver a supply base capable of supporting the effective and efficient operation of the business through benchmark performance in terms of on-time delivery, cost, quality and service. The jobholder will have solid influencing skills, excellent computer skills and a high level of integrity in order to manage supplier relationships in a professional and effective manner.

Key Accountabilities;

  • Managing day-to-day supplier relationships in a professional and effective manner
  • Be the first point of contact for supplier/purchasing queries.
  • Ensuring that components are purchased to the technical specification required
  • Implement and maintain min/max levels to support customer demand.
  • Complete regular reviews of critical components and suppliers.
  • Ensuring supplier quality performance in conjunction with the quality department
  • Managing the scheduling of direct materials in line with requirements using Microsoft Excel and MRP/ERP systems.
  • Monitoring and control of inventory levels.
  • Ensuring timely and accurate processing of purchase orders.
  • The monitoring and resolution of supplier invoicing issues.
  • Measuring and reporting of Purchasing Key Performance Indicators
  • Be flexible and able to support the purchasing and general needs of the business.
  • Minimum of 2 - 5 years previous experience of working in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience of working within a fast moving, target driven environment, where meeting time lines is essential.
  • The use of MRP/ERP systems - preferably Microsoft Axapta

Problem Solving and Corrective Action development

  • Minimum of 2 - 5 years previous experience of working in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience of working within a fast moving, target driven environment, where meeting time lines is essential.
  • The use of MRP/ERP systems - preferably Microsoft Axapta

Other attributes: - Excellent oral and written communication skills, able to communicate with effectively with staff at all levels in the business and at suppliers - Attention to detail - Flexibility - Excellent research and analytical skills - Influencing Skills - Ability to work both on own initiative and as part of a team.


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