My client is currently looking for a Buyer to join their company based in Wolverhampton. The main purpose of the role will be to source new direct and indirect materials, components and equipment, while chasing purchase orders, producing purchasing reports and managing supplier QC expectations. You will need to identify new and alternative suppliers of existing direct and indirect materials while monitoring and identifying material and component demand pattern fluctuations in order to ensure stock availability in line with stock valuation parameters. There will also be general office duties such as filing and general administration.
The ideal candidate must be from a manufacturing background with a minimum of 2 years experience working as a Buyer. You will have a good working knowledge of core processes in production planning, materials management and inventory management, whilst being a great communicator. You will ideally be educated to degree level or studying CIPS.