Buyer

Buyer

Salary: £30,000- £35,000

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Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted, Aylesbury, Dunstable, Luton, Tring, Milton Keynes, Leighton Buzzard

Your Profile

As the Buyer you will be responsible for the management and coordination of all purchasing requirements and of bespoke systems you will have a proven track record of purchasing within either automotive aerospace or special purpose machine environment purchasing kits.

Knowledge of Supply Chain Management is required and If you are qualified to a CIPS level this would be an advantage.

A working knowledge of SAP would be advantageous along with practical knowledge of MS Office tools, including Word and Excel.

The Role

As a Buyer you will be required to manage and coordinate all purchasing requirements for the company across a defined list of suppliers. The role will also require a significant level of interaction with both internal and external stakeholders as part of a cross functional

  • Act as the focal point for all day to day purchasing requirements across an agreed range of suppliers.
  • Work with suppliers to ensure deliveries are on time, in full and aligned with the needs of business.
  • Support Operations in the achievement of production targets, including the pro-active management of material shortages.
  • Re-scheduling of material in line with changes to the production plan.
  • Escalate where appropriate, any significant issues that require management intervention or awareness.
  • Work with Suppliers
  • Key requirements:

  • Previous experience in Supply Chain Management or related area
  • Excellent negotiation and influencing skills
  • Previous management of Supplier schedules and operational procurement
  • Experience within a production control system in either a lean manufacturing environment or planning/Purchasing area would be advantageous
  • CIPS accreditation (or working towards)
  • Previous knowledge of SAP would be advantageous.
  • The company

    In return you will be part of a successful manufacturing company, focusing on a wide range of products. They are a £multi-million global company with big expansion plans for the future and a diverse range of product groups. The company are well established in the current market place and have a reputation for investing in their employees.

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