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Posted 5 January by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Ended

Buyer, Dorset, Electronics, Manufacturing, PCB's, MRP, ERP, Purchasing, Vendor Management, Weymouth, CIPS

Your new company
The Group manage a wide range of specialist capabilities, generating highly-differentiated solutions and products in the Defence & Aerospace, Security & Cyber, Transport and Energy markets.

They meet their customer's needs by applying electronic and software technologies in demanding environments and satisfying critical requirements.

With a footprint in 30 countries globally this business can provide longevity and fulfilment in a rewarding career path.

Your new role
This role will look after the direct spending for on-site production of technology and electrical products. Reporting into the Operational Purchasing Lead this role will ensure supplier schedules are met and act as a point of contact to PCB and other component suppliers.

This role will coordinate continuous improvement projects as well as monitoring suppliers on OTIF requirements and quality measures.

Key responsibilities:

  • Run MRP and request quotations for items required to be purchased.
  • Supply material due dates for new orders to the Purchasing Manager within 48 hours of receiving details of the customer order.
  • Execute MRP requirements in line with demand.
  • Select supplier in accordance with approved supplier listing and place order at or below the standard cost.
  • Obtain all necessary documentation and information to meet purchasing requirements for goods delivered.
  • Progress all outstanding orders and identify shortages.
  • Notify Purchasing Manager of any material issues which will affect production.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Experience in fast paced purchasing environment
  • CIPS (not essential)
  • MRP user
  • High organisation skills
  • Good stakeholder engagement
  • Negotiation skills

What you'll get in return
Free parking, flexible hours, Early finish Friday, pension, competitive salary, career progression opportunities

What you need to do now
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