Material Planner / Buyer

Recruiter
Elevation Recruitment Group
Location
Leeds, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Aug 2019
Closes
26 Aug 2019
Ref
1222805770
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client, a growing fast-paced manufacturer, are recruiting a Material Planner / Buyer to join their existing supply chain team. We are looking for a driven, enthusiastic individual that will seek out processes, make recommendations to improve the current supply chain operation while taking ownership of their duties.

As a Material Planner / Buyer you will be responsible for operational purchasing activity. Raising P.O. managing invoicing, handling internal and external queries as well as undertaking expediting duties.

The role will progress over time to manage material scheduling and demand planning for materials to meet production.

Responsibilities:

*You will have responsibility for managing the bill of materials, lead time management achieving OTIF and contract requirements
*You will also Identify alternative sources and working towards long term supplier agreements
*Purchase in line with the MRP system demand and other authorized inputs, within the agreed financial constraints
*Manage a portfolio of spend categories, ensuring all parts are available to meet the production plan and customer needs
*Control the purchase order process from enquiry to invoice clearance
*Sourcing of new products and the issuing of RFQ's
*Conduct competitive bid exercises to test pricing and sourcing strategies
*Continual development of the supply base
*Address and Resolve commercial/performance issues with suppliers
*Take a proactive lead in resolving supplier related issues
*Key supplier engagement and service level performance

Role Requirements:
*Use of ERP/MRP
*Negotiation skills
*Ideally operational purchasing experience gained within a manufacturing or engineering environment
*Contract / supplier management experience

Salary:
£25,000
Career Development
Pension
Holiday.

If you want to discuss this position in more detail, please call Carl Walker at Elevation Recruitment Group on (phone number removed)

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