Assistant Buyer

SF Group
£25k - 30k per year
13 Oct 2016
25 Oct 2016
Contract Type
SF Group are currently recruiting for an Assistant Buyer based in Dudley . Ideally you will possess at least 3 years' experience in an Engineering/Manufacturing environment. The successful candidate will be based in the Manufacturing department and assist in the day to day management of the supply chain. Your key responsibilities will be: Work with a cross functional team to support project objectives Sole responsibility for a defined group of suppliers Attending supplier and internal meetings Liaise with suppliers - increase efficiency, reduce lead times and costs Support continual improvement You will have the following experience: A background in engineering, an understanding of technical drawings and specifications Proven contribution to supporting continual improvement You will possess the following skills: A good negotiator recognising the need for quality of supply, on time performance, and competitive cost A good communicator, working within small focused teams, and with a developing supplier base A good organiser, methodical, analytical, with a good attention to detail Sound Excel, and Word abilities and knowledge of MRP systems This job was originally posted as