Ford & Stanley Limited
14 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Nottingham - 6 months contract

£26,000 pa

Ford and Stanley the Rail Recruitment specialists are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced Buyer. This will be for a period of 6 months.

Job purpose

Responsible for the cost effective procurement of Direct and Indirect materials and efficient expediting of deliveries to meet the needs of production and supply chain.

Job duties (Responsibilities and Accountabilities):

* Placing of purchase orders for direct and indirect materials and services

* Maintenance and control of approved supplier database & certs/accreditation

* Convert Planned Purchase Orders into committed orders

* Place, expedite and track orders via the Axapta system

* Regular liaison with suppliers to ensure delivery on time and to specification to meet the Master Production Schedule

* Use the MRP system to best advantage

* Liaison with internal departments for the purchase and supply of materials and services

* Support Production, Materials & Supply chain manager as required
* Assist with the negotiation of Purchase Agreements and selection of suppliers

* Maintain policies and procedures as required

* Update and close NCR’s with suppliers

* Produce reports and statistics as required

Skills and Experience required:

* Robust knowledge of MRP systems
* Excellent communication skills
* Ability to handle multiple tasks
* Strong negotiation skills
* Experience of expediting materials in a manufacturing environment
* At least 2 years experience in a similar role

Apply Now - Ford and Stanley Ltd

Other titles: Buyer, Purchasing, Procurement, Materials Controller

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