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  • Location

    Portsmouth, Hampshire

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  • Job type:

    Interim & Contract

  • Salary:

    £28000 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lisa Pascoe

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A fantastic new opportunity for a dynamic procurement professional to join a leading manufacturing organisation as a Buyer / Expeditor on a Fixed Term Contract basis to cover maternity leave.

Key Responsibilities of the Buyer / Expeditor;

Expedite overdue deliveries with suppliers and update systems.

Achieve improved delivery from suppliers.

Plan the delivery of material against agreed supplier schedules.

Control supplier relationships.

Work closely with internal stakeholders and external suppliers, to ensure delivery to plan.

Attend the daily production meetings and communicate supply status on behalf of the buying team.

Personal Specification of the Buyer / Expeditor;

Purchasing and Expediting experience within a high-volume manufacturing environment

Strong communication and negotiation skills.

Excellent IT skills including Intermediate Excel skills.

Good working knowledge of MRP / ERP systems.

Ability to effectively prioritise workload.

Ability to work well on own initiative and as part of a team.

Strong problem-solving skills.

Self-motivated and enthusiastic.

This role would also suit you if you have held a role within purchasing or procurement as a Junior Buyer, Purchasing Controller, Supplier Manager or Buyer.