Prime Appointments
Stowmarket, UK
16 Sep 2019
23 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A large manufacturing client located on the outskirts of Stowmarket, Suffolk are seeking a Buyer to join their expanding team.

This is a permanent role which is offering an attractive salary with some great benefits.

  • Support and liaise with suppliers, action and place P.O numbers where needed
  • Work closely with production, operations, shop floor, engineering, sales and finance to ensure that parts are ordered and delivered to meet company budget and timescales

  • visiting existing suppliers, building and maintaining strong relationships and checking the quality of service provided
  • Identifying potential suppliers
  • Work out and update an approved supplier database to make sure there are at least 2 suppliers you can call upon at any time
  • Negotiate with suppliers to ensure that the best deals are being made, best quality products are being identified and sourced
  • Buying of the best quality equipment, goods and services from an approved company at competitive prices, whilst making sure that purchasing decisions are compliant with company policies.
  • Speaking with suppliers, manufacturers and other internal departments
  • Working with various departments internally for monitoring, maintaining and reviewing stock levels.
  • undertaking any administrative duties within the team as and when required
  • Working closely with the operations manager to perform any duties that have been assigned
  • Communicate all plans, schedules, changes and modification to various in-house departments

Candidates Skills Required:
  • HNC/HND or degree in Business or Engineering required
  • Background in purchasing/planning or scheduling within the manufacturing sector
  • excellent organisational and communication skills are required
  • will have a good financial insight, budgetary awareness experience of negotiation with suppliers
  • Strong computer skills in Windows Office Suite (Word, Excel etc)
  • Excellent analytical skills and flexibility to changing work schedules
  • Experience using MRP / ERP software is essential (J D Edwards is desirable)

Company package:
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Statutory pension
  • Christmas shutdown
  • Free car parking

If you are interested in this role, apply online today! If you would like more information on this role please call me, you will find my contact details on the Prime Appointments website.

I will look forward to speaking with you.

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