senior buyer in shoreham-by-sea

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£ 28,000 per year
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shoreham-by-sea, south east
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£ 28,000 per year
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Are you a Senior Buyer who is looking for a new permanent position to work for a successful manufacturing company? Then this may be the perfect opportunity for you!

Reporting to the Materials and Parts Manager, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring material flow from suppliers, through stores and to production as well as out to the customer.

Key Responsibilities

* Ensure MRP is run regularly to fulfil purchase demand
* Confirm open orders with suppliers
* Chase orders to committed dates
* Process ECRs to ensure day to day production is kept on track, Manage supplier NCNs to obtain repaired / replacement items and seek long term corrective action for review by NCN owner, Review and approve ECOs
* Review and propose PPCs to Materials and Parts Manager for approval, Solve invoice queries to ensure payments are processed and deliveries are not stopped
* Work with Materials and Parts Manager to ensure supply routes for future demand. This will entail meeting with and reviewing potential suppliers, and on-boarding new suppliers in accordance with PU011 new supplier process
* Have an awareness of future projects and order additional quantities in preparation
* Review and amend stock levels and minimum order quantities based on usage analysis
* Maintain the PU014 Approved Supplier List -Support the Materials and Parts Manager with supplier visit schedules, visits and reporting. - Support ISO IEC 80079-34 compliance and drive it into suppliers - Contribute towards and act upon review of supplier delivery performance (as per metrics process) - Run purchasing reports and produce data for analysis as per purchasing quality procedure QP7 requirements
* Leverage product and process experience within the team
* Responsibility for important commodity or high value parts

Qualifications, Experience And Knowledge

* Proven experience within purchasing
* Ability to identify suitable suppliers, request quotations and chase through on quotations
* Ability to source parts to meet urgent production demand, chase order confirmations and deliveries
* Ability to remain calm under pressure, Ability to analyse, interpret and present data
* Tenacious, flexible and proactive approach
* Confident communicator, Strong IT skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
* Strong knowledge of MRP systems

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.





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