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  • Salary:

    35000 Per Annum

  • Contact:

    Blaze Furley

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  • Contact phone:

    0161 976 3540

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Location: Lytham

Salary: Circa £35k

A lead in sheet metal engineering company is looking for a Buyer to join their team. The role of the Buyer is to support the Engineering, Manufacturing, Planning & Logistics, Sales & Marketing teams through managing our supplier relationships to ensure a timely inventory flow.

Buyer - Job Role:

  • Placement of Purchase orders through our supplier base to support our end-to-end manufacturing process
  • Identify new suppliers as appropriate
  • Liaise with internal departments to effectively deliver the above
  • Track supplier reliability & performance
  • Utilise the demand forecast to identify potential shortfalls, taking appropriate remedial action
  • Review Inventory levels to measure outflow against forecast
  • Ensure Suppliers deliveries meet the identified standards
  • Create and maintain part data for all materials and products purchased
  • Support internal & external teams with new product development

Buyer – Person Requirements:

  • Strong personal organisation skills
  • Ability to deal with challenging situations with a positive, constructive approach
  • Over 2 years’ experience of working within a production manufacturing environment with operational experience of managing customer relationships both remotely and face to face
  • Previous experience of MRP systems
  • Good Microsoft office skills
  • Good interpersonal skills written and oral
  • Membership or working towards CIPS/IOSCM