Buyer – Manufacturing – Full Time – Coalville

  • Permanent
  • Coalville
  • Salary: £28000 - £30000/annum


Do you have a background buying materials and consumables within a manufacturing/engineering/production environment or similar?
Do you want to work for a first class manufacturer that have facilities located across the globe?
If so, then please read on.

The basics:
Job Title: Buyer
Location: Coalville
Position: Permanent
Basic salary: £28,000 – £30,000 DOE
Hours: Mon-Thurs (7:30am – 4:00pm) Friday (7:30am – 1pm)

With manufacturing facilities located across the globe, we now require a Buyer to join the procurement team. You will be responsible for planning and purchasing raw materials from a global supply base in support of the site strategy.

The ideal Buyer will have as many of the following in order to strengthen application:
– Previous experience working in a buying capacity within an engineering, technical and manufacturing environment or similar
– Must be competent managing suppliers, order and delivery chasing, making sure goods arrive on time, source suppliers for bespoke items when required
– Strong communication and numeracy skills
– Strong computer skills in MS Office. (Word, Excel, Outlook)  
– Experience of ERP/MRP systems such as Oracle or SAP would be advantageous.
– Excellent presentation, written, and verbal communication skills.

Brief overview of the roles and responsibilities:
– Plans, orders, and expedites material required to meet production demands whilst managing inventory levels.
– Identifies and escalates material constraints whilst taking ownership of short-term resolution and long-term mitigation.
– Actions purchase requests for material via MRP or manual purchase requisitions.
– Develops strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
– Key contact for supplier invoice queries and delivering resolutions. 
– Managing system based MRP and purchasing parameters including price, MOQ, lead time, safety stock etc.
– Supports Engineering Change and NPPD activity with regard to pricing, scheduling & implementation.
– Supports the issue & management of Tenders, Resourcing & Cost Saving Projects.
– Supports logistics partners with customs compliance and HMRC clearances.
– Supports efforts to reduce RAW & WIP inventory

Commutable from: Coalville, Ashby De La Zouch, Loughborough, Measham, Swadlincote, Measham, Burton and surrounding areas

If you are interested in the Buyer role, please apply immediately due to the urgency of this role.

Salary: £28000 – £30000/annum

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Coalville

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