Buyer

Location
Wolverhampton, West Midlands
Salary
£22,500
Posted
11 Oct 2017
Closes
08 Nov 2017
Ref
BU
Sector
Sales
Contract Type
Permanent

Star Employment is currently recruiting for a Buyer for our well established manufacturing client based in Wolverhampton. Experience within a similar role would be ideal but the company are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate individual to join the growing team.

Full time permanent position - £22,500

  • Purchase order generation – System initiated/directs procurement.  Evaluate system data, liaise with Operational colleagues, arrange shipping where required and schedule orders to ensure optimum stock holding to support customer order fulfilment within stock valuation parameters.
  • Purchase order schedule review – continually review and action any need  to expedite,  defer, amend quantity on raised purchase orders to ensure optimum stock holding required to support customer order fulfilment within stock valuation parameters.
  • Produce purchasing reports – run, action and edit where appropriate eg. stock availability report, stock valuation report, supplier quality and delivery performance reports, outstanding credit reports.
  • Identify new and alternative suppliers of existing direct and indirect materials, components and equipment.  Carry out benchmarking and re sourcing projects to suit business requirements.
  • Involvement with new product launches to ensure timely introductions and managing product discontinuations and minimisation of obsolete stock.
  • Source new direct and indirect materials, components and equipment. 
  • Assess potential new product and suppliers in terms of total acquisition cost, supplier capabilities and overall suitability as a supplier to the company
  • Stock accuracy responsibility for materials and components in all locations, inclusive of involvement at all stock takes.
  • Data collation as required to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and obligations eg. FSC, Packaging Waste Regulations.
  • Ad hoc duties as and when requested by the Supply Chain Manager and/or Directors.

You will need to have proven buying or selling experience

You will need to have proven telesales experience