Buyer Assistant Buyer

Recruiter
Clear Quality Recruitment LTD
Location
Barnstaple, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Oct 2019
Closes
31 Oct 2019
Ref
1281504717
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
CQR are excited to be working with our client to recruit a positive person to join them as 'Assistant Buyer / Buyer' at their Barnstaple site in a permanent position. Specialising in the manufacture of wound components, printed-circuit board assemblies, cabinet wiring and electronic test equipment for the civil aircraft, space, and defence industries this is a highly successful and growing organisation. The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a purchasing team within a manufacturing company, ideally as a Buyer or a Junior Buyer or Assistant Buyer and be ready to move into a Buyer level position. You will need a positive and enthusiastic attitude to your work and think strategically with an innovative approach to problem solving. This is an exciting time for the business and if you have the skills and experience we are looking for then we would like to hear from you!

About The Job...

The successful applicant will work in the busy purchasing team and will be required to assist with the management and development of a portfolio of suppliers from whom our client buys goods and services that are critical to their operations. Day to day duties will include:

* Regularly review Purchasing MRP exceptions and place orders with approved distributors, manufacturers and sub-contractors as appropriate

* Purchase for best price commensurate with quality, availability and specification and minimising the stock holding whilst optimising the cost of purchase

* Obtain quotes and progress orders for production products and consumables set up on the system database

* Administer vendor rating system and advise on supplier approval and un-approval also recommending new suppliers for approval

* Regularly review overdue and late acknowledgement report and action as appropriate

* Manage Open PO reports to ensure current delivery schedules are on track or require expediting/deferring

* Full job description on application

The right person...

* Experience in purchasing in a manufacturing company as a Buyer or as Assistant Buyer and ready to progress to a Buyer role

* Ability to think strategically with an innovative approach to problem solving

* Excellent negotiation skills with proven track record of cost reduction through use of appropriate strategic purchasing tools

* Excellent negotiation skills

* Composites manufacturing exposure would be considered a plus

* Familiar with ERP, MRP systems & Purchasing systems

* Calm under pressure

* Supplier Relationship Management

In return we offer...

* Excellent salary £23,500 per annum

* Hours Monday to Thursday 8.00am to 5.00pm and Friday 8.00am to 1pm

* Benefits include: Free fruit & hot drinks; Contributory pension scheme; Free on-site parking; Discounted Gym membership; share-save scheme (qualifying period)

* It's an exciting time to join our client's business; they are investing in their people and facility, they are a customer led business, their technologies support major Aerospace customers and there's scope of opportunity for the right candidate.

If you feel you have the right skills and experience for this position email your CV to Claire by clicking APPLY NOW. Our aim is to be an equal opportunities employer. We welcome all applications regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, sex or sexual orientation, disability, age, religion or belief. CQR will consider all applications solely on merit

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