Buyer

Recruiter
Now Careers
Location
Newport
Salary
22000.0000
Posted
08 May 2017
Closes
07 Jun 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is a small but fast growing manufacturing firm based near Newport that are seeking to recruit an experienced Buyer to join there existing team. The successful candidate will report in to the head buyer and will help oversee the day to day procurement and flow of both direct and indirect materials for the business. The company.

Duties

  • Working closely with suppliers to understand their processes, improve material flow and develop/maintain excellent supplier relationships. Where appropriate migrating sourcing to alternative suppliers

  • Indirect Procurement

  • Implementing continuous improvement in own activities and within the supply chain

  • Maintaining accuracy of data on the ERP system and undertake regular material requirements planning activities

  • Working closely with stores and manufacturing to understand processes, investigate issues and improve material flow

  • Stock Taking

    To be a successful Buyer you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Experience within a manufacturing environment

  • Familiarity with ERP / MRP Systems

  • Experience of sourcing materials / goods from overseas locations

Continuous improvement experience