Buyer

Recruiter
Adecco UK Limited
Location
Sompting
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Fantastic opportunity to join a well established company based in Brighton.

Our client who is a market leader within the Production industry is looking for a Buyer to join their team on a permanent basis starting ASAP and paying up to £30,000.

As the Buyer you will be responsible for delivering an excellent and timely purchasing function enabling the business to fulfil customer requirements.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

*Work closely with the Sales team handling price & delivery enquiries in a timely manner
*Liaise with the Engineering teams to ensure delivery schedules are met
*Work with product specialists & sales to set and manage inventory levels to ensure that inventory profiles are maintained
*Develop professional supply relationships internally and externally to continuously improve cost, quality and continuity of supply
*Complete project work in accordance with appraisal recommendations
*Provide supplier analysis, stock analysis, stock reporting as required
*Supervise and assist with maintenance of supplier database, price lists, SAQ's
*Place orders with suppliers through recommended replenishment, stock reports and purchases requisitions. Manage stock schedules using sea & air freight as appropriate
*Manage subcontract manufacturers including order placement and quality issues

The ideal candidate:
*Proven track record within a purchasing/material control role in a technical environment
*Clear communicator with excellent negotiation skills
*Understanding of lean logistics philosophies and tools
*Able to work unsupervised, act on own initiative and make decisions
*Good numerical and analytical skills
*Demonstrable eye for detail

Company benefits include:
*Quarterly Bonus payment to agreed targets £2500
*25 days holiday + 8 days public holiday (increasing to 30 days after qualifying service)
*Private Health & dentistry benefit
*Non Contributory Pension

Do you have experience in a similar role and all the relevant skills? If so apply today Adecco Brighton.

Please note: This position is based in Brighton, please only apply if you are willing and able to work in this location.

We regret that due to volume of response, we can only contact initial successful applicants.

If you have not heard from us within 7 days, then your application has been unsuccessful.

Adecco are an equal opportunities employer.

Adecco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.