Buyer - Global Technology Company

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Bristol (City Centre)
£23000 - £28000 per annum
11 Oct 2016
25 Oct 2016
Contract Type
In this role you will action and expedite MRP buying messages, monitor and improve supplier KPI's and assist the Procurement Manager in implementing the Procurement vision for 2020. This role has an operational focus with strategic inclination and would suit a commercially astute person with a track record of purchasing components in an engineering/production environment Client Details Our client is looking for a operational Buyer to join their Purchasing team and be part of their strategy going forward. This is a fast paced environment with one of Somerset's leading employers and there is plenty of room for progression for the right candidate. Description Place orders with the approved suppliers; Progress shortages daily and ensure information is available for Production meetings; Ensure Open order reports are actioned each week and MRP system is updated; Hold regular meetings with key Suppliers to review KPIs; Other tasks expected to be carried out; including but not restricted to: solving Invoice queries, managing Return to Vendor stock, FAI's, Cost updates, lead time reviews, Service stocks and spot purchases The majority of your supply base will be within the UK and you will be purchasing component parts. Profile The ideal candidate will be able to step in and pick up the process with minimal fuss. This is a MRP focused role so someone with good exposure to systems such as: JD Edwards, SAP or Oracle. CIPS Foundation qualified or working towards Able to build effective relationships. Excellent stakeholder engagement skills Ability to read mechanical engineering drawings Data analysis skills A track record of purchasing components in an engineering / production environment driven by challenging deadlines Ideally - Familiar with a low volume, high value manufacturing environment Strong communicator and negotiator and able to deliver under pressure Tenacious in completing supplier expedites Job Offer Depending on level of expertise the starting salary will be £23,000 and with it being capped at £30,000. This job was originally posted as