Buyer

Location
Brighton
Salary
GBP25000 - GBP30000 per annum +
Posted
11 Mar 2018
Closes
10 Apr 2018
Ref
13903313/001
Contact
Thomas Willis
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Buyer
Sector
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The role is to deliver an excellent and timely purchasing function enabling the business to fulfil customer requirements.

Client Details

Our client provide the marketplace with a wide range of advanced computer-based measurement and automation systems that can be customised, networked and bundled for easy integration, backed by a technically competent workforce with a highly developed engineering capability and a state of the art EMC test facility.

Description

  • Work closely with the Sales team handling price & delivery enquiries in a timely manner
  • Work closely with the Engineering teams to ensure delivery schedules are met
  • Work with product specialists & sales to set and manage inventory levels to ensure that inventory profiles are maintained
  • Develop professional supply relationships internally and externally to continuously improve cost, quality and continuity of supply
  • Develop standard operational procedures to improve supply chain performance

Profile

  • Proven track record within a purchasing/material control role in a technical environment
  • Understanding of lean logistics philosophies and tools - Kanban etc
  • Clear communicator with excellent negotiation skills
  • Able to work unsupervised, act on own initiative and make decisions
  • Good numerical and analytical skills

Job Offer

competitive salary and package

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