Buyer

Location: Nottinghamshire

Job Type: Permanent

Contact Email: lee.gibbons@cherryprofessional.co.uk

Contact Phone: 0115 9222240

Sector: Administration and Business Professionals

Salary: 38000

Start Date: 2024-05-09

Consultant: Lee Gibbons

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BuyerNottingham | Permanent | £35000 – £38000 |
Cherry Professional are currently working with a market leading Engineering and Design company. The Buyer role will support the Supply Chain Management by providing a professional, efficient and customer focused purchasing service. 

Responsibilities:

  • Administer and monitor the MRP system
  • Source and procure materials, equipment, and services required for production.
  • Evaluate suppliers and negotiate contracts to ensure best terms and pricing.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with vendors to optimise supply chain efficiency.
  • Monitor inventory levels and manage stock replenishment to meet production demands.
  • Coordinate with internal teams to understand material requirements and forecast future needs.
  • Analyse market trends and pricing to identify cost-saving opportunities.
  • Obtain accurate pricing for Projects/ Materials
  • To Liaise with Engineering to ensure the correct drawings are sent for manufacture/quoting
  • Identify more cost effective and/or second sources of supply
  • Resolve supplier issues and manage supplier performance to meet quality and delivery expectations.
  • Collaborate with production and logistics teams to streamline processes and improve lead times.
  • Provide regular reports on purchasing activities, including cost analysis and supplier performance.

 
Ideal Person:

  • Experience of purchasing in an engineering environment desired but not essential
  • Knowledge of ERP software databases
  • Experience of an MRP purchasing system.
  • License Requirements
  • Knowledge of LEAN principles
  • Prior experience within Purchasing/Buying
  • CIPS desired but not essential

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