England, Warwickshire - £32,000 - £35,000 per annum
Our client seeks a Buyer to join their company who employs 70 staff, but is part of a global company, employing over 7000 employees worldwide.
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES
Key part of the supply chain function where you will assist in day to day purchasing activity managing this through the MRP systems and having direct liaison with technical engineering / manufacturing teams and external suppliers to expedite orders and ensure agreed supplier service KPI's. Assist with minimizing costs of purchased goods, screen suppliers for quality and track orders from initiation to usage, bringing new ideas to business or innovative ways of approaching old problems.
REPORTS TO: Strategic Sourcing Manager
PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Procure a range of materials, components and services.
- Supplier monitoring and development.
- Inventory and stock control.
- Invoice reconciliation.
- Cost control and reduction.
Use computer systems to ensure efficient stock procurement, in line with business requirements whilst ensuring material shortages do not impact productivity advising on lead times to relevant departments
Produce management information as requested by the line manager
Develop and maintain proactive supplier relationships
Progress chase orders to ensure timely deliveries and liaise with other departments to ensure that product supplies are affecting manufacture, the use of tracking orders and expediting parts etc.
Placing orders against MRP recommendations & Non Production requisitions
Generate and send order reports
Generate performance reports / KPI's
Assist Buyers with enquiries / sourcing products
Maintain system files to ensure knowledge sharing is obtained
Liaise with Stores / Goods Inwards to manage Third Party Vendor stock movements
Review Safety Stock and adjust levels when necessary
Ad-hoc duties as required within purchasing.