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Buyer

Job Title: Buyer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: J310
Contact Name: Russ Malin
Contact Email: russ.malin@regionalrecruitment.com
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

BUYER

An excellent opportunity has arisen for experienced Buyer to join one of the worlds' most successful manufacturers of equipment to the Food, Pharma, Chemical and Engineering sectors. Established for over 100 years, this is an exciting time to be joining the organisation and this role will offer a permanent contract, autonomy and genuine prospects for progression.

To be successful in this role you will need previous experience within a procurement environment

BENEFITS:

Competitive basic salary
Pension Scheme
Life Assurance
Disability Income Benefit
33 days' holiday (including statutory days)

WORKING HOURS:

37.5 Hours per week (Monday to Friday)

DUTIES INVOLVED IN THIS VACANCY:

Place purchase orders using daily MRP notifications to meet production needs
Expedite order confirmations in order to ensure timely receipt of goods
Identify cost reduction potential for plant managed suppliers
Develop relationships with suppliers to ensure targets are met
Maintain and develop appropriate Kanban/Call-off systems to support production levels
Offer support to Quality, Finance and Inventory Control departments
Any other reasonable duties as requested

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATES FOR THIS VACANCY:

Previous experience in a similar role, ideally from within a manufacturing environment
A good standard of education ideally with a purchasing qualification
IT literate with excellent knowledge of MS Office. ERP/MRP experience would be desirable
Basic knowledge of production methods, materials, engineering drawings etc. would be useful

HOW TO APPLY:
The first stage of the application process is to apply online. If you would like any more information about this vacancy before applying, please feel free to contact us and ask for Russ Malin (russ.malin@regionalrecruitment.com).

If you have not been contacted by telephone or email within 7 days of your application, you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Unless you notify us otherwise, we will retain your CV and covering letter on our database and may contact you with other job opportunities in the future.

Regional Recruitment Services Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency and Employment Business that specialise in Customer Services & Administration, Sales & Marketing, Accountancy & Finance, Supply Chain & Logistics, Engineering & Manufacturing and Trades & Labour. You can view all of our live vacancies by visiting our website.