Leighton Buzzard
30000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual
03 Aug 2018
31 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary: GBP30,000- GBP35,000

Commutable from-

Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted, Aylesbury, Dunstable, Luton, Tring,
Milton Keynes, Leighton Buzzard

Your Profile

As the Buyer you will be responsible for the management and
coordination of all purchasing requirements and of bespoke systems you
will have a proven track record of purchasing within either automotive
aerospace or special purpose machine environment purchasing kits.

Knowledge of Supply Chain Management is required and If you are
qualified to a CIPS level this would be an advantage.

A working knowledge of SAP would be advantageous along with practical
knowledge of MS Office tools, including Word and Excel.

The Role

As a Buyer you will be required to manage and coordinate all
purchasing requirements for the company across a defined list of
suppliers. The role will also require a significant level of
interaction with both internal and external stakeholders as part of a
cross functional

• Act as the focal point for all day to day purchasing requirements
across an agreed range of suppliers.

• Work with suppliers to ensure deliveries are on time, in full and
aligned with the needs of business.

• Support Operations in the achievement of production targets,
including the pro-active management of material shortages.

• Re-scheduling of material in line with changes to the production

• Escalate where appropriate, any significant issues that require
management intervention or awareness.

• Work with Suppliers

Key requirements:

• Previous experience in Supply Chain Management or related area

• Excellent negotiation and influencing skills

• Previous management of Supplier schedules and operational

• Experience within a production control system in either a lean
manufacturing environment or planning/Purchasing area would be

• CIPS accreditation (or working towards)

• Previous knowledge of SAP would be advantageous.

The company

In return you will be part of a successful manufacturing company,
focusing on a wide range of products. They are a GBPmulti-million global
company with big expansion plans for the future and a diverse range of
product groups. The company are well established in the current market
place and have a reputation for investing in their employees

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