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England, Warwickshire - £28,000 - £29,000 per annum

Posted: 08/06/18

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.

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

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

Review acknowledgements

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

Adhoc duties as required within purchasing.

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