Posted 8 March by Alexander Lloyd


A Buyer is sought by a leading Crawley based Manufacturing Business. Your role will include:

·Place orders from MRP reader
·Prioritise MRP items appropriately meeting all production requirements
·Liaise with the Material Co-ordinator/Planner to mitigate supply risks to ensure the Production plan is kept on target.
·Purchase low/medium/high value products ensuring process time, price, material presentation quality, delivery, cost of delivery, payment terms and excess stock value are all taken into consideration.
·Monitor and negotiate pricing on high turn lines to ensure product margins are improved/maintained.
·Ensure part data is correct on MRP system. E.g. Lead times and pack sizes
·Identify and act on any cost saving opportunities.
·Review supplier buffer levels to ensure in line with production usage.
·Assist in investigating and answering goods queries.
·Process departmental purchase requisitions as required
·Assist when needed on rejected stock and invoices
·Reconcile invoice queries
·Carry out costings when required.

Suitable candidates will have:

·Excellent communication skills, written, verbal and effective listening
·Ability to build strong working relationships both internally & externally
·Good negotiation skills
A good level of MS office applications i.e. MS Office, Excel etc.
·Relevant Procurement/Supply Chain Experience.
·CIPS Qualified (or training towards) - Beneficial
·Degree (or equivalent) in Business or Maths/Engineering - Beneficial

Please quote 42552 when calling Alexander Lloyd. This is only one of many vacancies we are handling. Alexander Lloyd Procurement & Supply Chain Recruitment Solutions is the leading recruiter for Procurement Director / Procurement Manager / Category Manager / Supply Chain Manager / Buyer / Supplier Relationship Manager opportunities across Surrey, Sussex, Kent and South East London.

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Reference: 34641195

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