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Buyer / Purchasing

Posted 25/10/2022
£28,000 - £30,000 per annum
Full time

Role: Buyer / Purchasing Assistant
Location: L8eicester
Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 (dependent on experience) + Company Package
Hours: 08:00 AM - 17:00 PM (Monday to Thursday) and 08:00 AM - 13:00 PM (Friday)

They are an established firm within the engineering manufacturing sector and have a strong reputation supplying machined components into the yellow goods industry.

The Buyer / Purchasing Assistant will be a key contact within the company, and you will ideally have a good understanding of Mechanical Engineering / Sheet Metal Fabrication. You will be trained into this industry under the Senior Buyer.

As a Buyer / Purchasing Assistant, your main responsibilities will be:

*Handle new sales enquiries via email and telephone
*Provide an excellent level of customer service to existing and new customers.
*Liaise between the customers and the shop floor manufacturing department.
*Assist with problems that arise from quotations submitted.
*Purchase various Steel materials
*Maintain and update a Bid Register.
*Create and utilise Job Cards and follow them through to completion.
*Knowledge and capability to use Redthorn or similar MRP Systems.
*Knowledge & experience of "Solid Works" and / or AutoCAD would be highly advantageous
*Familiarity with Quality Management systems and processes.

The successful candidate will bring or have experience with:

*Previous experience working within a Metal Fabrication company.
*An understanding of Sheet metal / laser cutting / metal fabrication processes.
*Comfortable and confident with reading engineering drawings.
*Excellent Microsoft Office skills such as Excel.

If successful, you will benefit from:

*Great opportunity for personal development - internal progression
*Free parking
*Paycare Level 1 Health Support
*25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays

The first stage of the application process is to apply online. If you would like any more information about this vacancy before applying, please get in touch.

Henderson Brown Recruitment Ltd

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