Buyer

Recruiter
Tophat
Location
Derbyshire
Posted
31 Oct 2018
Closes
09 Dec 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Tophat are a manufacturing modular homes company based in Foston; Derby.
We offer all our employees a fantastic salary, benefits and growth package which includes - pension, life assurance, personal health cover, bonus, subsidised canteen.
Job details:
To source goods, materials and services to ensure that the company operational needs are met, considering price, quality and delivery and to ensure continuity of supply within housing industry.
To undertake SRM activities to drive continuous improvement and innovation through the supply chain
Must have previous buying experience in housing or retail (i.e Homebase or other bathroom / kitchen suppliers)
Skills required:
* Will likely be of HND/HNC or Degree Level
Professional Qualification
* CIPS membership preferred
Technical experience required?
* Proven experience as a buyer with a fast-paced manufacturing environment and or with a large housebuilder at a procurement management level.
* Working knowledge of MS Office and ERP systems
Any other desirable skills/experience
* Experience in MRP II (Manufacturing resource planning) and or ERP
* Excellent knowledge of purchasing tools and techniques
* Good with statistics
* Strong organisational and problem-solving skills
* Excellent communication skills
* Can handle ambiguity
* Can demonstrate TopHat values
* Will have a proven track record in buying materials relevant to the TopHat business

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