Our Client is currently recruiting for an exciting 6 month contract Buyer position. The ideal candidate will have experience of electrical component sourcing along with MRP systems experience. We are looking for a dynamic individual, ideally with experience in an Electronics/Manufacturing/Defence industry although this is not essential.

**Must be eligible to obtain BPSS clearance**

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 48hours of receiving details of the customer order.
  • 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.
  • Set planning parameters at component level as follows: order multiples, lead times, safety stocks, contract pricing, dock to stock, primary vendor
  • Attend Vendor Reviews as requested and assist with vendor appraisal.
  • Review purchasing activities on current projects to ensure all delivery dates are achieved and all problems solved.
  • Assist with preparation of and collating of Management data.
  • Set up Vendor Schedules / Buffer Agreements and monitor inventory and liability.
  • The buyer will be expected to work using Macola, the Vendor Portal, Microsoft Office and Connectivity Obsolescence Management Software. ( plus other tools, as required)

Key Requirements;

  • 3 years plus experience in a procurement role.
  • Great Customer service skills
  • Strong systems skills and a willingness to learn and develop skills
  • A flexible attitude and the ability to make quick decisions
  • Experience in an Electronics/Manufacturing/Defence industry is desirable.
Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Application questions

Do you have 2 years experience in a Buyer/procurement role?
Do you have experience using MRP Systems?
Do you have experience in Electronics/Manufacturing/Defence industries?

Reference: 34861007

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