Job Title: Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicestershire, England
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: J4249_1521205381
Contact Name: Stacy Bone
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

An exciting opportunity exists within a leading manufacturing company based in Lutterworth . This is a full time, permanent position, Monday-Friday, salary is up to £25,000 per annum.

*£23,000-£25,000 pa
* Monday-Friday 8.30am-5pm, Friday 8.30am-2.30pm
* 20 Days Holidays
* Pension scheme
* Free Parking
* Genuine opportunities for career progression
The main purpose of the role will be the purchasing of consumables, components and sub-assemblies as required and the maintenance of departmental records


* Daily review of the MRP taking the appropriate action on the exception messages and place orders with approved distributors, manufacturers and sub-contractors as appropriate
* Maintain master data in SAP covering ,supplier lead times, pricing, MOQ's, Supplier information
* Purchase for best price commensurate with quality, availability and specification and minimising the stock holding whilst optimising the cost of purchase
* Obtain quotes and progress orders for production products and consumables required for production use and also for New Product introduction.
* Administer vendor rating system and advise on supplier approval and un-approval also recommending new suppliers for approval
* Regularly review overdue and late acknowledgement report and action as appropriate
* Manage Open PO reports to ensure current delivery schedules are on track or require expediting/deferring
* Identify opportunities for cost saving, service, quality improvements and assist in their resolution
* Departmental filing of orders, requisitions and correspondence as required to enable easy record retrieval
* Identify improvements within the function and help to implement them
* Assist in improvements in the management of the weekly metrics, supplier development activities, vendor rating and the introduction of other purchasing tools and techniques as appropriate


* Methodical approach to work & attention to detail
* Previous buying experience ideally working within a manufacturing company
* Relationship building
* Calm under pressure
* Personal credibility
* Computer literate with good excel skills
* Numerate & methodical

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 Stacy
If you have not been contacted regarding your application within 7 days, please assume that you have not been successful. We will however retain your application for any future roles for which you may be suitable.
This position is advertised on behalf on Regional Recruitment Services Ltd. We also have a variety of other permanent and temporary positions available ranging from Administration, Sales, Secretarial, Finance and Accounts, Customer Service, I.T., Engineering, Industrial and Construction. To view all of our positions available throughout the United Kingdom, please visit www.regionalrecruitment