We are currently recruiting for an experienced Buyer working for a well established company based in Redditch. This position is responsible for purchasing and negotiating materials, equipment and supplied from vendors. This role will require a candidate that comes from a manufacturing industry.
•Works with operations, planning and organising all tasks.
•Be a strong team player with ability to work effectively on cross-functional projects.
•Review purchase request for material via MRP or manual purchase requisition.
•Monitor purchase orders to maintain delivery schedules.
•Must be able to develop excellent working relationship with both internal and external customers as well as suppliers.
•Maintain supplier relationships in order to drive cost reductions while continually achieving the highest level of quality material.
•Ability to interface with company and supplier senior management.
•Excellent negotiation, presentation, verbal and written communication skills.
•Plan & expedite the required material to ensure availability, whilst maintaining inventory levels to a minimum and in line with set targets.
•Report supply issues and assist in finding a solution.
•Maintenance of all contractual prices held within the system and update any changes to ensure invoice price discrepancies are minimalised
•You will be the point of contact for supplier invoice queries. You will assist the supply & production teams in the resolution and provide feedback to the finance teams.
Key Job Tasks
•Buying responsibility for multiple suppliers in support of product production
•Ensure inventory levels are kept within set targets
•Support efforts to reduce RAW & WIP inventory
•Identify opportunities & support efforts to reduce cost
•Salary: 20,000 - 24,000 dependent on experience.
•Hours: Mon - Thurs 8 - 5, Fri 8 - 11:30.
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