21 Nov 2016
19 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Role: Buyer (Purchasing Procurement Manufacturing)

Salary: Competitive

Location: Chirk

Job type: Full Time, Permanent

Kronospan has an exciting opportunity for a Buyer (Purchasing Procurement Manufacturing) to join the team based in Chirk, North Wales. This is a full time, permanent position offering you a competitive salary.

At Kronospan we pride ourselves on delivering “Wood Perfected” and have invested in innovation since 1897. As the world leader in the production of wood based panel products, we are seeking a talented, ambitious and passionate individual who can add real value to the Purchasing team.

Kronospan is seeking a Buyer (Purchasing Procurement Manufacturing) with experience working within the manufacturing sector. The primary duties of the Buyer are to maintain operations by purchasing a wide range of MRO and service supplies.

The Buyer (Purchasing Procurement Manufacturing) will be part of our dedicated purchasing team and will report to the Purchasing Director. We offer the opportunity to work with a very strong management team with vast experience and knowledge in a dynamic and challenging work environment.

Key features of the Buyer (Purchasing Procurement Manufacturing)

- Determining purchasing requirements by reviewing inventories and purchase requests.

- Determining specifications by analysing use requirements; consulting with users.

- Identifying suppliers by researching materials, equipment, and supplies availability; evaluating alternatives; verifying supplier performance record and certification.

- Obtaining quotes by forwarding requirements to supplier.

- Placing orders by negotiating price, terms, and delivery.

- Ensuring materials, equipment, and supplies availability by tracking and expediting delivery.

- Resolving discrepancies and negotiates credits and refunds.

- Maintaining historical records by filing purchasing documents.

- Improving quality results by analysing materials, equipment, supplies, and supplier reliability; recommending changes.

- Developing category plans to achieve best value for assigned expenditure categories and achieving cost savings through substitution, negotiation or rationalisation.

- Updating job knowledge by attending trade shows; reading professional publications; and maintaining professional networks

Buyer (Purchasing Procurement Manufacturing) Requirements

- CIPS qualified (or part-qualified studying towards full CIPS qualification), Inventory Control, Organisation, Supply Management, Documentation Skills, Verbal Communication, Tracking Budget Expenses, Vendor Relationships, Building Relationships, Independence, Decision Making, Control Engineering

Just some of what we are able to offer includes

- Attractive salary

- Exciting and challenging work

- Continued training, support and career development

- The opportunity to work with and learn from, industry leading people who are committed to excellence

If you have an enthusiastic can do mentality and a willingness to challenge yourself in order to push your learning and progress your career as a Buyer (Purchasing Procurement Manufacturing) please click ‘Apply’ below.

No Agencies please, if you are an agency please respect our policy of no cold calling.