Buyer

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Port Talbot
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Buyer required for Port Talbot based manufacturer.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Overall responsibility for purchasing raw materials.
  • Work closely with functional teams to ensure that goods ordered are fit for purpose and to the standards required.
  • Ensure that Purchase Orders are processed in a timely fashion to ensure delivery schedules/supplier OTIF are met/exceeded.
  • Carry out calendared tendering activities and evaluating offers prior to business award.
  • Creation of robust supply contracts and review on an ongoing basis.
  • Ensure all documentation is managed and stored as prescribed by the Company.
  • Supports Accounts Department with regard to the resolution of Invoice queries
  • Assist with the maintenance of the supplier database.
  • Actively promote and comply with corporate policies.
  • The current supply base is primarily European, with additional sources based in China and the USA. Travel whilst infrequent will be required on occasions.
  • Expediting order deliveries as/and when required.

Person Specification:

  • Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office - Word, Excel and Outlook) and practical experience of using ERP / MRP systems.
  • Ideally educated to degree level in a business discipline (or equivalent) and previous experience in a similar level procurement role.
  • Experience of working within a business with robust change control process
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a professional attitude.
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
  • CIPS Diploma would be a distinct advantage.


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