Our client based in Trowbridge is looking for a Buyer to join their team.
This is a full-time permanent role, an excellent salary within a thriving manufacturing company and a busy friendly team.
To procure cost effective raw material/componentry/packaging items within a designated area of material spend in line with the Procurement Strategy.
*Contribute to the Supplier Selection Process
*Evaluate quotations and negotiate cost prices/tenders with suppliers, obtaining approval as required.
*Manage the creation and processing of purchase orders from MRP II System maintaining cost advantage whilst managing commitment risk and stockholding within agreed parameters.
*Use and maintain business systems in accordance with best practice business processes.
*Manage quality, lead time and supplier delivery issues.
*Liaise with NPD Teams on costs, lead times and supplier issues as required.
*Any reasonable additional duties requested or delegated by your line manager.
Company Specific Accountabilities
*Set stock parameters (e.g. re-order level) based on monthly forecast calculation and material analysis.
*Monitor stock requirements and order goods to replenish the stock in time.
*Monitor inbound shipment process in case of FOB buying
*Optimize supply chain from production to stock.
*Monitor stock availability in line with key account customer K.P.I.’s, take necessary action to maintain availability.
*Source the right supplier for the requested products
*Negotiate the best price for the required specification
*Create purchase orders
*Monitor open orders, make sure the orders are acknowledged and delivered in time and in full.
*Manage issues in procurement process in the most effective way.
*Create K.P.I. reports, e.g. stock reports, turnover rate reports, assortment review report.
*Create operational reports to measure and improve stock management and operational buying activities.
*Measure vendor performance on a regular base
*Manage vendor base to secure a high-quality vendor network.
A Level or Degree
Subject of studies
Technical Professional qualification:
CIPS – Chartered Institute of Purchase and Supply
Computer Skills Required:
Excellent to advanced Excel
Experience in a similar role in Manufacturing or Retail would be beneficial. Occasional travel within this role may be needed but not often.
Salary for this role is excellent based on experience.
If you have the required skills/experience and would like to be considered for this role please send your current CV or call Bee for more information.
Simple Recruitment (South West) Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency where this vacancy is concerned.
Job Reference: 895133_1520937067
Salary per: Annum
Job Start Date: ASAP