Purchasing Controller

A fantastic opportunity for a Purchasing Controller to join a market leading manufacturer based in Milton Keynes with a salary of £22,000. This role would be perfect for a someone who has worked in a purchasing environment and looking to get more involved. This person would work with the buyers in a hands-on support role.

Candidates will have previous experience within purchasing or procurement specifically within a technical manufacturing environment and Ideally a Junior Buyer, Purchasing Administrator or a Procurement and Supply Chain Graduate.

Role responsibilities of the Purchasing Controller include:
•Management of ordering parameters within the MRP system.
•Formulating enquiry packages for the buying team
•Generation of weekly & monthly reports in support of the purchasing department.
•Procurement of development parts and equipment.
•Develop into the role of a commodity contact point for enquiries.
•Closing of purchase invoices with vendors and processing of returns and credit.
•Ordering of bespoke components/consumable items to support our drive to meet the production deadlines.
•General administrative work to ensure this aspect of the department runs smoothly including maintenance of the engineering change system in support of the commodity manager.

Person Specification of the Purchasing Controller:
•Previous experience in a purchasing or procurement within a manufacturing/electronics and electro-mechanical industry
•Experience in dealing with external vendors
•MRP experience and IT literate
•Work within strict deadlines to complete & prioritise allocated tasks with minimal supervision
•Ability to work under pressure

This role will be well suited to you if you have held a role within purchasing or procurement as a buyer, junior buyer, procurement and supply chain administration, procurement Graduate

Current Positions

  • Salary: Up to £22k
  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: Milton Keynes
  • Reference: CP1315
  • Status: Open

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