Hamlin Knight - Recruitment Specialists in Human Resources, Office Support and Sales & Marketing
25000.00 GBP Annual
11 Oct 2017
30 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Hamlin Knight are currently recruiting for a Buyer to join a well established manufacturing company who have been in the industry for over 130 years. The position is on a temporary basis for 12 weeks with the potential to go permanent.

The purpose of the position of the Buyer responsible for raw materials and/or finished part and product inventories as to amount, records, allocation and distribution scheduling to maintain sufficient stocks in accordance with determined program based on orders and forecasts.

Responsibilities of the role:
*Manage supply base for commodities assigned to support the production demand.
-Expedite and de-expedite materials based on production schedule changes.
*Develop suppliers for new and existing business needs.
*Drive cost reductions to support BU and corporate initiatives.
*Facilitate and execute supplier audits and drive corrective action activities when needed.
-Communicate and report supplier performance metrics and drive performance improvements in supply base.
*Manage inventories on assigned commodities.
-Research root causes of inventory discrepancies by extracting data from ERP.
-Work with other departments to build inventory accuracy, standard procedures, controls, practices and system.
*Monitor and communicate supplier performance
*Purchase goods, materials and services to ensure that the company operational needs are met, taking into account price, quality and delivery and to ensure continuity of supply.
Just to name a few!!

The successful candidate will ideally have a Bachelor's Degree in Purchasing/Supply Chain/Business and 4 years experience in a manufacturing procurement environment or Associate Degree and 6 years of experience or 10 years of manufacturing procurement experience required. Familiarity with ERP systems is required.

Please apply today!
Regrettably, due to the volume of applications Hamlin Knight are only able to contact those who are successful.