6 month Contract, Immediate start available
Innovative manufacturer is looking for a contract Production Buyer to support some of their key projects.
It will be a varied Purchasing role with responsibility for direct purchasing within manufacture supporting the Lead Buyer to procure day to day items across a mechanical / electro-mechanical commodity range for production, from mechanical components / assemblies including metalwork to cables, electronics, and consumables.
Key accountabilities for contract Buyer will include:
Supporting the purchasing of shop floor items
Placing purchase orders for a defined range of suppliers, using the SAP / MRP / ERP system
Ensure lowest overall cost of acquisition.
Ensure suppliers deliver product to agreed delivery dates. Expedite urgent requests as necessary.
Monitor supplier performance
To succeed in this interesting Buyer's role, you will need:
Previous purchasing / procurement experience in a production / manufacturing environment with broad based direct purchasing experience, ideally covering mechanical or electro-mechanical or electrical commodities.
A working knowledge of SAP / MRP / ERP systems and negotiation skills required.
Proven MS Excel skills
Please contact Alison Kemp for further details or apply via the link
Likely to suit individuals with a background as (but not limited to) Buyer, Supply Chain Buyer, Engineering Buyer, senior buyer or similar