Buyer Manufacturing

Recruiter
Valeco
Location
Dalkeith
Salary
Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted
08 Apr 2019
Closes
26 Apr 2019
We are looking for a Buyer to join an industry leading print manufacturing business based in Midlothian. This is the chance to work with premium brands and to join a business where its products are sold in more than 40 countries around the world. Clients include many world-renowned industry leaders such as Amazon, John Lewis, Staples and WH Smith. As a Buyer your role within the team will be to purchase materials, services and products of the appropriate quality and at the best value. You will also manage the inventory by ensuring the availability of materials, services and products in line with manufacturing plans while minimising stock levels carried in the business. This position is now available due to retirement within the team. You will report to the Purchasing Manager who has a wealth of industry experience and is committed to providing you with on the job training and mentoring. The organisation itself is committed to helping you develop your personal and professional skills in order to bring out your strengths. They will work with you to set clear career development goals and provide feedback and support to assist you in achieving them. At the same time, you will be encouraged to take responsibility for driving your own personal development. You will be a cross functional team worker who works in partnership with others. Our client is looking for someone who demonstrates strong Influencing/communication/interpersonal and team working skills. Preferred Qualifications Degree level qualification or equivalent experience. Relevant vocational qualification (e.g. CIPS). Your Skills Experience of MRP & SAP systems essential. Thorough knowledge of all aspects of procurement including sourcing, commercial negotiation, supplier management and global sourcing. Experience in working in a compliance environment. You will be both a team player to achieve departmental goals but also have the ability to work alone to achieve personal targets. Experience of working in an manufacturing environment (ideal but not essential). Although this is a predominantly office based role, occasional UK or international travel may be required therefore a flexible approach is required to long days or overnight stays. A full driving license and passport are essential. This is a great opportunity to be part of a leading manufacturing business which offers an interesting, varied and exciting workload coupled with a motivated and passionate culture. You will be part of a small, friendly team working together to deliver programmes that are critical to the long-term success of a respected, global company. What to do next If your skills and experience fit the above requirements and you would like to take the next step, please apply online attaching your CV and covering letter. If you have any specific questions you would like to answered before applying for the role please feel free to email us (all contact details are available on our website) and we will get back to you. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV and covering letter then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for. If this vacancy does not suit your experience and you are looking for a suitable role please look at our website or follow us on social networking sites. All are updated on a daily basis. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/85674790

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