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Buyer

Posted 14/11/2022
£32,000 - £35,000 per annum
Powys
Full time


Buyer

Cardiff

£negotiable depending on experience



An established manufacturer on the outskirts of Cardiff are looking for a Buyer to join an established Purchasing team. The successful candidate will be accountable for the supply of materials into the Cardiff facility in line with the production plan, balancing inventory levels to ensure smooth manufacture of products.

Day to day you will be involved in:

* Procurement of goods fit for purpose, based on:

* Parts supplied confirming official drawings and material specifications
* Liaising with Quality, Production, R&D, and suppliers to maintain agreed quality.

* Developing close working relationships with other key functions
* Issuing and managing purchase orders in line with customer requirements
* Ensuring that the supplier base adheres to all criteria set out in the supplier contract.
* Managing supplier relationships to drive annual cost reduction activities while maintaining quality and security of supply.
* Monitoring the schedules for deliveries
* Monitoring and evaluating material pricing
* Monitoring and evaluating supply base performance
* Assisting, building and discussing KPI performance with suppliers.

The person

* Previous experience working in a Purchasing function within a Manufacturing Company.
* Excellent communication skills.
* Experience of dealing with Far East suppliers would be advantageous.
* CIPS qualification would be desirable, although not essential as sponsorship is available.



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