Buyer

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Wolverhampton
Salary
25000.00 - 27000.00 GBP Annual + GBP25000 - GBP27000/annum Pension, Life Assurance
Posted
12 Jul 2019
Closes
25 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
My client, a leading manufacturing business based in Wolverhampton is looking for a Buyer on a full time and permanent basis to join their team.
As the Buyer you will be responsible for:-
* Assess potential new product and suppliers in terms of total acquisition cost, supplier capabilities and overall suitability as a supplier
* Identify new and alternative suppliers of existing direct and indirect materials, components and equipment.
* Stock accuracy responsibility for materials and components in all locations, inclusive of involvement at all stock takes.
* Carry out benchmarking and re sourcing projects to suit business requirements.
* Ensure optimum stock holding to support customer order fulfilment within stock valuation parameters.
* Maintain the company's purchase product data records.
* Source new direct and indirect materials, components and equipment.
* Monitor and identify material and component demand pattern fluctuations in order to ensure stock availability in line with stock valuation parameters.
* Investigation into underlying reasons for fluctuations and effective communication with stakeholders.
* Input, maintain, and produce the supplier pricing and specification data to incorporate legislative and regulatory requirements.
* Place orders & purchase order generation
* Schedule orders & arrange shipping where required
* Progress chase purchase orders to ensure deliveries are received on time and in full.
* Continually review and action any need to expedite, defer, amend quantity on raised purchase orders to ensure optimum stock holding.
* Produce purchasing reports for stock availability, stock valuation, supplier quality, delivery performance and outstanding credit.
* Manage supplier QC expectations and deal with rejections, returns, credit claims.
* Ad hoc duties as and when requested by the Supply Chain Manager and/or Directors.
The successful candidate will have experience in a similar role andhave worked within the manufacturing industry

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