Buyer

A fantastic opportunity for a Buyer to join a manufacturing organisation in Poole. The role is paying up to £30,000 depending on experience. This role will offer dynamic Procurement Professional excellent chances to source from worldwide suppliers, you will be purchasing stock to the forecast requirements in a fast-paced environment.

As the Buyer, you will be tasked to hit all KPIs, and place orders accurately. You will be building relationships with some of the key vendors and supporting business growth.

Responsibilities of the Buyer:
Be responsible for the day-to-day procurement and timely delivery of the materials and services Negotiate, update and improve all supplier terms and pricing changes
Take ownership of all supplier issues, improve processes and increase efficiencies
Delivering improvements in productivity, quality, processes and systems through new initiatives and best practices
Accurately maintain the MRP system, Excel and other MS office applications
Operate within the framework of objectives, competences and targets determined by the Team Leader
Manage and develop existing suppliers along with identifying new suppliers of goods and services as dictated by the business needs of the organisation.
Consistently assist leading and mentoring the team working alongside the Team Leader to achieve company set goals and values.

Key Requirements of the Buyer:
Experience in a Purchasing position within a fast-paced environment
Proficient with Microsoft Office, Excel and Word
MRP experience
Experience within the Manufacturing industry
Self-motivated, flexible and adaptable person who takes the initiative
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Excellent Numeracy skill
Strong negotiation skills with an ability to problem solve, maximise performance, and be influential.
Superb planning, organisation and prioritisation ability
Able to develop good product knowledge and be commercially aware

This role will suit somebody with previous experience of: Buying, Purchasing, Procurement, Materials, Inventory, Supply Chain, Supplier Management and Demand.

Current Positions

  • Salary: Up to £30k
  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: Dorset
  • Reference: SF1138
  • Status: Open

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