Operational Buyer

Zoek Pin Pontyclun, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales

30000.0000 - 35000.0000

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 5 days ago

Contract Type: Permanent vacancy
Salary:Up to £35k
Job Elements

  • As a member of the supply chain team, you will be responsible for procuring material to production requirements (MRP schedule) whilst following the Quality, Cost, Delivery, and Service (QCDS) principles.
  • Providing a liaison between the company and its supplier base, developing existing supplier relationships and reducing costs whilst ensuring on time deliveries.
  • Responsible for commercial decisions within the supply chain, both within project teams and on a day to day basis whilst liaising with quality / engineering departments.
  • Create purchase orders to MRP schedules within SAP. Maintain order integrity during period of purchase order, responsible for maintenance of delivery date, price, lead time etc.
  • Analysis of delivery schedules and progression of overdue purchase orders to ensure on time deliveries. Liaise with production control department to ensure flow of information regarding deliveries.
  • Development of existing suppliers, activities to include on time delivery adherence, supplier quality development and delivery programmes
  • Record inventory on a weekly basis, prepare and implement inventory reduction plans and analyse existing inventory for material obsolescent.
  • Identify and participate in suppler transition project to identify new opportunities for PE.
  • Vendor Rationalisation. Identification of non-strategic and poor performing vendors. Working with the project buyer to create and improvement / exit plan.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Education Work Experience, Bachelors Degree, preferably within business related discipline
  • Minimum of 2-5 years experience within purchasing / supply chain role.
  • Manufacturing environment experience
  • Working knowledge of .P. preferable.
  • Good understanding of Microsoft office is required to assist in day to day duties.
  • Understanding of low volume purchasing would be of benefit.
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