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Salary: £30k - 39k per year

Location: Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

Job Type: Permanent

Date Listed: 19 Jul 2022

Reference: 5560 - AW

Buyer required on a full time, permanent basis in Leamington Spa, benefitting from a salary of up to £39,000 per annum (Dependent on experience.)  
Our client, a large, well-established manufacturing company that specialises in the production and delivery of cooking appliances, interior furnishings, and accessories, based in Leamington Spa. 
They are currently seeking a Buyer to join their existing team on a permanent basis in Leamington Spa, offering a salary of £35,000 per annum depending on previous experience.  

As the Buyer, you will join a growing procurement team, reporting directly to the Supply Chain Manager and working closely with other departments, the Buyer will play a key role within the procurement team. 

Buyer duties and responsibilities: 

  • Supporting the Supply Chain function in delivering the most effective procurement strategy 
  • Managing relationships with suppliers and reporting supplier KPI’s 
  • Liaising with suppliers to manage and expedite orders 
  • Liaising heavily with various stakeholders - both internal and external to ensure the availability of materials for production 
  • Sourcing of MRO materials for production 
  • Mitigating material price increase as well as shortage risks; 
  • Assisting the Supplier Quality Engineer to register Quality Detects for Supplier Engagement  
  • Ability to Identify Cost Reduction opportunity and see it through to implementation 
  • Responsible for third party branded product’s NPI  
  • Support NPI Project sourcing, supplier onboarding, SLA & logistic agreement 

Ideal experience required for the Buyer:

  • Have ERP/MRP knowledge and experience 
  • Have at least 3 year purchasing experience preferably within manufacturing  
  • Manufacturing or Engineering experience would be advantageous but not essential 
  • Be self-motivated, determined and be driven to develop within procurement 
  • Be able to work to deadlines 
  • CIPS would be advantageous but not essential 
  • Familiar with NPI / Engineering Change Control Process 
  • Be able to work to deadlines 
  • Have at least 3-years commodity purchasing experience preferably within appliance or automotive manufacturing 
  • In depth procurement knowledge on any of the following commodity will be advantage: 
    • Wiring Harness 
    • Cast Iron 
    • Aluminium Die Cast 
    • Injection Mould Chrome Plating Control Knob , Handle 
    • Cardboard & Polystyrene Packaging, Timber Pallet 

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