Job Title: Buyer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Basingstoke
Salary: £23 per hour
Start Date: 2019-07-29
Reference: 20777
Contact Name: _Stephen Holmes
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 29, 2019 16:50

Job Description

Due to significant increase in workload, I am currently recruiting for a Buyer from an engineering background to start ASAP
Expediting is key to the role so you need to comfortable doing this.

The role is offered on a contract basis lasting at least 6 months and paying £23 limited per hour
The role is based in Basingstoke

Under limited supervision, you will be responsible for creating the weekly supplier schedule reports, acquiring the responses, updating SAP and expediting all parts.

Raising PO's, obtaining quotations, maintaining the costing databases and supporting the purchasing team with ongoing projects.

The role involves:
Creation of weekly supplier schedule reports from SAP and mailing of same to all suppliers
Chase schedule response updates from suppliers
Update and maintain SAP with the latest delivery data
Use available reports to expedite all supplies to ensure W/O's can be released on time to the shopfloor
Work with the Stores team to clear receipt issues e.g. lack of C of C, PO queries etc
Attend meetings as required to update on delivery information
Performs filing and other clerical type duties
Sending RFQ's to suppliers and chasing receipt and progress against deadlines
Support with compiling costs comparative data for review
Maintaining the cost database to ensure accuracy of current material costs

The successful candidate will have experience of of working in purchasing within a busy Engineering environment.
Some knowledge of ERP (SAP) systems and good general IT skills (excel / word) is preferred
At least 2 years experience in a buyers role with a good knowledge of expediting supplier deliveries

Please apply with your CV in WORD format

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