Buyer Planner

17 May 2019
14 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role:

Based in Morley, Leeds

Working hours 8.30 - 5pm Monday - Thursday and 8.30am - 3.45pm Friday

Through a logical combination of traditional purchasing, planning and Lean methodologies, manage the day to day purchasing and planning functions within the Leeds manufacturing and distribution facility. To manage the business's purchasing requirements from vendor quotes creation and maintenance to 'PPV' purchase price variance. To meeting business cost reduction targets and realisation of standard cost improvements

• Requisition control and entering of Oracle orders

• Filing and maintenance of all price agreements and local contracts

• Weekly/monthly reporting of the PPV schedule, reporting purchasing activities and projected savings and realisation times

• Day to day support in the production planning function including inventory purchases and shop order processing

• Progressing of overdue inventory requirements and material issues

• Overview the material requirements implied by the sales and marketing forecast for new products/new sales lines

• Challenge all purchase price variance and co-ordination of vendor development and vendor change within the Leeds facility

• Other duties may have to be undertaken which will be determined by the Company, taking in to account the current level of responsibilities, experience and capabilities

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

Experienced in buying and planning

Computer literate

Familiar with creating and maintaining forecasts

Stock level control to ensure we meet customer expectations

Inventory management

Understanding of Kan Ban systems

Able to meet and exceed the business KPI with regards suppliers

About Fircroft:

Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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