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    Bursledon, Hampshire

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    Up to £35000 per annum

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    about 1 month ago

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Job Description



£35,000 per annum

Join an Innovative company experiencing massive business growth!

Specialising in manufacturing for scientific, analytical and metrology industries this business is looking for a Buyer to support new projects and supply chain activity.

If you have experience in a purchasing or buying role within a manufacturing company combined with strong negotiation skills, then we want to hear from you!

About the Role

Working as a Buyer, you will be responsible for:

  • Using the Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) system to identify materials required and then ensure that these are ordered and delivered on-time.
  • Creating accurate Purchase Orders ensuring that part numbers, issue numbers, prices, cost centres, exchange rates and other information are entered correctly.
  • Negotiating price and delivery lead-time with suppliers.
  • Liaising with Accounts Payable to resolve invoice queries.
  • Supplier Account Management
  • Expediting orders and minimisation of shortages.
  • Liaising with Production Planner to highlight problems meeting delivery schedules
  • Continually work to reduce material cost whilst not compromising quality and on-time delivery by working closely with the Purchasing Team Leader.
  • Negotiating improved terms & conditions, payment terms, buffer stock, free delivery and other methods to reduce cost of acquisition
  • Support in preparing data for monthly reporting to Corporate Operations.

Apply now to have a chat about this great opportunity with a leading employer.

What is in it for you?

In return for your hard work, you will be given:

  • Basic salary circa £35k per annum, depending on experience.
  • The opportunity to upskill with training
  • Well-being activities
  • Company events and perks
  • Employee referral incentive
  • Peer-to-peer recognition scheme and long-term service awards

What we need from you:

We need you to demonstrate adaptability and flexibility along with the ability to take responsibility and make decisions. It is vital that you are both a team leader and player.

If you have experience of writing contracts and the ability to read engineering drawings this will put you at an advantage. This also applies for candidates who are part CIPS qualified or have a HNC in an Engineering discipline.

Strong candidates will have/be:

  • Experience of working in a manufacturing company.
  • Relevant experience of purchasing engineered parts.
  • Knowledge and experience of using an MRP system.
  • Good written & verbal communication skills.
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Competent with MS Office software package.
  • Flexibility & resourcefulness.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure
  • Diligent and well organised.

Want to hear more? Apply Now!

If you like the look of this Buyer opportunity to work for an employer who cares about your success, future-proofing your career with leading training, please get in touch today by clicking apply.


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