Buyer / Purchasing Coordinator

Select Appointments
Lincoln, UK
15 Aug 2019
06 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Buyer
Salary: £18,000 - 22,000 per annum
Hours: 8.15am-5pm Monday to Friday
Location: Lincoln
Employment Type: Permanent

A well-established client of ours based in Lincoln is seeking an experienced Buyer to join their team. You will be responsible for the buying of the raw materials for the factory, job costings, maintaining stocks. It is key that you will be keeping costs to the minimum and not incurring any additional costs.

Key Responsibilities

*Buying of raw materials from all of the world to meet the requirements within the factory
*Reschedule orders in-line with current demand
*Updating internal systems to ensure that other departments are aware of delivery dates.
*Support the Purchasing Manager with the placing of orders for any consumable requests to help serve the business
*Expedite any overdue orders
*Ensure Quality Control is addressed when material is rejected to ensure supplier collects and issues credit note in a timely manner.
*Resolve any invoice queries for the accounts department to ensure no delays in payments.
*Ensure all departments are up to date with any information regarding material/orders that could affect production
*Calculating job costings, buying materials without incurring any additional costs
*Keeping costs to a minimum for the company

Skills & Knowledge

*Proficient IT skills including Microsoft Word & Excel; experience of an MRP system is an advantage.
*Excellent attention to detail
*Accuracy and consistency in completion of work
*Ability to build strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
*Experienced in working at pace in a fast moving business environment
*The ability to multitask and work effectively as part of a team
*3+ years' experience in a procurement function, ideally within the engineering industry

If you are an experienced Buyer who feels like you could achieve more and want the chance to prove it, click APPLY or contact Gemma Tullett at Select Appointments Lincoln on today!

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