Senior Buyer

£40k per year + Circa £45k per Annum OTE
03 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Imexpart Limited apinkney
Contract Type
Full Time

Imexpart Ltd, one of the largest and most respected independent Truck & Bus Parts Specialists in the UK are seeking a Senior Buyer/ Supply Chain Manager to head their expanding team in Castleford, West Yorkshire.  Having served the automotive industry since 1986, Imex is a leading independent parts distributor, offering a genuine alternative to the franchised network.

Key responsibilities:

  • Achieve First Pick rates in line with agreed targets – all sites
  • Achieve Stock TURN optimisation in line with agreed targets
  • Comply with the company’s stock obsolescence policy
  • Ensure that a meaningful Supplier Stock Cleanse Programme is in place
  • Achieve average Supplier Lead Times in line with agreed targets
  • Achieve Supplier Rebates in line with agreed targets
  • Achieve Average Supplier Payment Terms in line with agreed targets
  • Achieve Average Warranty Claim Process Times in line with agreed targets
  • Ensure that Landed Cost Charges do not exceed agreed targets
  • Ensure Accurate Stock Levels at all sites whilst minimising the company’s exposure to obsolete and excess stock
  • Maintain a meaningful Stock Write Off & Disposal Programme
  • Improve availability by analysing Lost Sale Reporting
  • Negotiate the Best Supplier Terms
  • Be proactive in identifying new suppliers & product ranges  

The ideal Supply Chain Manager will hold the following skills and experiences:

  • Educated to at least A level standard
  • Demonstrative experience in a similar role
  • Experience within the automotive industry
  • Staff management / Leadership experience
  • Good levels of IT, literacy and numeracy
  • Excellent communication skills

The Company is committed to developing its staff, recognising their contribution and giving them the skills and expertise to perform well in their roles. As well as modern facilities and friendly welcoming staff, you will receive:

  • A starting salary of circa £40k per Annum OTE
  • A Personal Incentive Scheme
  • 25 days annual holiday plus 8 statutory days, which increases to 28 days with service
  • Pension scheme to which the company makes contributions
  • Corporate clothing

To apply for this position, please submit your CV online.

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