Templine Recruitment Agency
08 Feb 2017
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a fabrication and sheet metal company based in Coventry, West Midlands. Established in 1999 they design, manufacture and install high quality steel fabricated solutions worldwide. They are looking for a buyer to join the team.

This is a great time to join the company which is investing heavily into the company in terms of equipment, processes and staff.

This purchasing and procurement role would suit a Buyer with a manufacturing production industry background, good experience of MRP/ ERP preferred. In return there is an excellent salary package, contributory pension scheme and the chance to work for a fast moving, well-established and reputable company.

The Role

  • Order placement and expediting
  • Able to work in a project driven environment
  • Supplier contract negotiations, implementation and contract management
  • Experience in BOM creation, works order management and understanding the overall flow of a manufacturing programme
  • Ability to read technical drawings (critical to role)
  • Management of supplier purchase orders from creation to invoice
  • Good proven negotiation skills and cost reduction
  • Materials control / stock level management with production and materials team
  • Constant liaising with suppliers to ensure strong relationships
  • Ensure suppliers deliver product to agreed delivery dates
  • Progress chasing urgent requests as necessary
  • Dealing with invoice and delivery queries
  • Supporting and dealing with problems raised by suppliers and communicating with Engineering Work
  • In line with ISO9001 monitor and report on supplier performance and evaluation

The Person

  • The ideal candidate will have experience working with an MRP package to compliment the buying process
  • Good previous experience of being a Buyer or similar purchasing role (Purchasing, Procurement, supply chain) in a manufacturing, fast moving production industry
  • Good proven negotiation skills and cost reduction
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) with the ability to make decisions, meet targets and work under pressure required. A business-like approach, tact and diplomacy when negotiating and the ability to absorb and assess information quickly is essential.
  • Strong IT skills including Excel for data analysis advantageous

If you have all the above experience please apply now.