Senior Buyer

  • Job Reference: 1180
  • Date Posted: 8 October 2018
  • Recruiter: Supply Chain People Ltd
  • Location: Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, England
  • Salary: £23,000 to £26,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: £23k - 26k per year
  • Sector: Manufacturing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity for and experienced Buyer from a wholesale retail or manufacturing background.  This niche manufacture and wholesaler has experienced rapid growth over the last 4 years and are now recruiting for a Senior Buyer to join their warm friendly team.

Salary £23k - £26k, 28 days holiday (including bank holidays), free parking, pension, hours are 8-5pm.

In this role you’ll be responsible for the day to day management of the purchasing function with a focus on continuous improvement.  You will:

• Manage and continuously review the Purchase Order System (MRP), to ensure it is accurate, up to date and consistently meets the requirements of the business;
• Purchase materials in line with inventory targets;
• Timely and effective communication of forecasts and purchase orders to suppliers;
• Continually review the overall “value” offered by existing suppliers and ensure that the Company’s purchasing remains globally competitive.
• Assist with regular re-negotiations of terms of business/service agreements and performance evaluation with suppliers, taking corrective action as required.
• Check and authorise designated invoices for stock, packaging and carriage items.

Ideally you have 3years + buying experience in a MRP environment, demonstrating good knowledge of materials flow and best practice.  You’ll have experience of working in a global supply chain with a strong record of negotiating price and terms. 

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