Plant Buyer

Morson Human Resources Limited
Flintshire, UK
Closing date
26 Oct 2020

View more

Contract Type
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.
Title: Plant Buyer

Salary: Competitive salary + benefits

Location: Deeside

Vacancy Overview

We are currently supporting a leading global manufacturer, recruit a Plant Buyer to autonomously lead all procurement activity at the Plant. Also, to build and maintain strong relationships across the wider business and with external parties. To ensure procurement procedures are followed and maintained.

Key responsibilities:
  • Autonomously lead all procurement activity at the Plant with support when required
  • Accurately schedule and manage the supply of specific raw materials, services and spare parts to meet production requirements and optimal stock levels
  • Reviewing the inbound logistic cost for all materials (local and central) to optimise the TCO
  • Support the Materials Planner in ensuring packaging levels (may include pallets, labels and other materials) are optimised to support Plant production requirements
  • Management of site contracts (including maintenance agreements, service level agreements and supplier agreements)
  • Support operations department in procurement of external warehousing for finished goods as required
  • Contribution to purchase specification process and lead commercial aspects including contractual elements and performance levels
  • Managing tender process including preparation / issue of requests for quotes, appraisal of supplier offers and negotiations
  • Progressing and expediting purchase orders to ensure delivery OTIF (on time, in full)
  • Creation and maintenance of relevant SAP records e.g. spares min / max, source lists, master data, pricing updates
  • To ensure compliance of all company policies and procedures
  • Engage and play an active role in Continuous Improvement (CI) initiatives at plant, function and company level

Candidate overview:
  • Experience of pre and post tender procurement activities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work autonomously, quickly, accurately and to tight deadlines
  • P2P & E-procurement experience
  • Highly experienced in the use of SAP MM
  • Positive attitude to change
  • Attained or working towards CIPS accreditation
  • Proactive and creative in finding solutions that will positively impact the organisation
  • High level of experience in managing stock levels for production materials
  • Excellent level of MS Office proficiency - Excel (e.g. pivots, lookups), Outlook, Word

For further information please contact Jack Dawkins - 01617 -.071-.516
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert