Job Title: Buyer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Kenn
Salary: £16 - £17 per hour
Start Date: 2021-06-20
Reference: BH-371
Contact Name: Dominic Golding
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 21, 2021 12:36

Job Description

Buyer required for an ongoing contract role with an engineering manufacturing company in Clevedon, Somerset.
We are looking for someone with 2 to 3 years experience in Procurement / Purchasing in an engineering manufacturing company
The pay rate will be £16 per hour PAYE

Duties will include:

Raising purchase orders
Reacting to MRP system messages to expedite, defer or cancel open order lines.
Issuing RFQs, drawing releases, analysing quotes and setting up new part replenishment profile.
Resolve issues relating to accuracy of deliveries, quality rejects, invoice queries, overdue orders and production shortages.
Identifying savings opportunities through benchmarking, value engineering & optimising replenishment methods.
Working with Engineers to manage obsolete and replacement parts. 
Raising temporary permits (concessions) and engineering changes.
Developing relationships with suppliers so that important requests are handled with the necessary level of urgency.
Conducting business review meetings over the phone and face-to-face in Clevedon or at supplier sites.
Represent purchasing in internal cross functional project meetings providing status updates relating to all the above activities.
Support senior buyers and purchasing managers with large volume supplier accounts by implementing system changes following strategic guidance.
Maintain document records, track personal performance against operational metrics and contribute to departmental reporting.

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