• Location

    Telford, Shropshire

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  • Salary:

    Up to £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Chantal Partridge

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Senior Buyer and Planner

I have a great opportunity for a Buyer Planner to join a manufacturing company based in Telford, renowned for their precision manufacturing and highly technical products. This role will be working closely with multiple departments to Purchase and get materials ready for Production.

This role would be best suited to a Buyer, Senior Buyer, Technical Buyer, Project Buyer.

Key Responsibilities of the Senior Buyer & Planner

  • Evaluates supplier base to determine the most desirable suppliers
  • Responsible for procurement of new material requirements from existing and new suppliers
  • Plan, purchase and monitor raw materials to support engineering projects and plane pipelines to support production
  • Ensures that problems relating to delivery, quality or pricing are promptly communicated to the supplier and resolved
  • Manage orders to external suppliers, providing any new information and revised drawing
  • Monitors supplier orders and ensures that the system is maintained
  • Manage KPI's, stock out, supplier returns and procurement cycle times
  • Maintain purchase orders and reconciles discrepancies between purchase order receipts and accounts payable
  • Represents the supply chain on new product development through all phases
  • Drives cost reduction activities in procurement
  • Monitors and Manages Material progress

Personal Specification of the Production & Capacity Planner:

  • Strong MRP Experience
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience within planning
  • Purchasing experience at a senior buyer


Up to £40,000

Working Hours & Benefits:

  • 8:00 - 5:00 Monday to Thursday / 8:00 - 2:00 Friday
  • Pension Scheme
  • Overtime
  • Life Insurance
  • 25 Days Holiday
  • Share Scheme

This role would suit a This role would be best suited to a Buyer, Senior Buyer, Technical Buyer, Project Buyer.

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