Buyer (Manufacturing)

Calculus Recruitment Limited
From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum negotiable plus benefits
14 Feb 2017
14 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a long established engineering company, working in engineering in the aerospace sector, that offers a great company atmosphere so much so that people have strong loyalty and many people stay with this employer for many years. They offer 25 days holiday, pension, free coffee and tea and a Christmas shut down.

The role is within the purchasing and planning department, reporting to the department manager. The overall purpose of the role is to support the Purchasing & Planning Manager in achieving departmental purchasing requirements to ensure the company’s objective of 100% customer on time delivery is achieved. This will involve full utilisation of the MRP (Materials Requirement Planning) system to ensuring accurate data is always available and identify improvement opportunities.

The ideal person would have some experience of manufacturing systems ideally and you must be capable of working to deadlines and prioritising your own work. You will also be IT literate especially with Excel and be able to learn the MRP system and the Crystal reporting side.

The key duties of this role are shown below:

  • Purchase materials, components or services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets
  • Contact suppliers to progress, resolve price, quality, delivery or invoice issues
  • Compile data and graphical charts relating to supplier performance to enable evaluation
  • Ensure all documentation is received and filled according to company procedures to maintain full traceability
  • Monitor and advise on any issues which present risk or opportunity to the organisation
  • Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships and keep up good communications
  • Prepare reports and updates as and when required
  • Support others within the department in achieving departmental goals and objectives
  • Involvement of customer and external audits that are related to procurement and respective documentation
  • Liaise with goods inward personal, and support as required
  • Annual lead-time reviews of all procured materials and services
  • Prepare customer certification documents and appertaining portal related tasks including barcode & ASN generation
  • Participation in annual stocktake
  • Prepare general ad hoc analysis as requested by the senior management team.
  • This is a new role within the organisation but there will be people around that can coach and train you in areas you do not have the experience in as yet.

    Ifyou have some buying experience already or maybe have been in the manufacturing production scheduling environment doing some procurement then please send in your CV for immediate consideration.