Buyer required for Cwmbran based Manufacturer
Your new company
A specialist manufacturer, part of a wider group, with a global profile and customer base. Currently employing over 1000 employees across a number of manufacturing hubs, the company boast a number of innovative and market leading products and has a highly skilled workforce who design and build precision-engineered solutions.
Your new role
You will primarily manage the day to day procurement and flow of both direct and indirect materials for the business. You will proactively identify and resolve material supply issues and work closely with manufacturing and stores to investigate issues and look to continuously improve material flow.
At the heart of this is supplier engagement, and you will look to understand supplier processes, constantly reviewing and driving performance. You will maintain accurate records on an ERP system, creating work orders for manufacturing whilst placing purchase orders with suppliers. Attention to detail and a focus on OTIF is essential in this area. You will play a role in NPI, obtaining quotes and helping to identify and evaluate potential
What you'll need to succeed
- Previous relevant experience in procurement/planning role, ideally within electronics manufacturing
- Knowledge of ERP systems and experience of MRP process
- Continuous Improvement background
- Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles
What you'll get in return
A salary of up to £30k dependent on experience, plus benefits.
What you need to do now
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