Buyer/Purchasing Manager

Recruiter
Undisclosed Company
Location
Oxfordshire, Abingdon
Salary
£29000 - £30000 per annum
Posted
12 Oct 2016
Closes
26 Oct 2016
Ref
OX1376
Contact
Manpower UK
Sector
Manufacturing
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
This is an exciting new role within our business therefore requires a hand-on approach where you will help develop and manage a centralised purchasing department to ensure all goods and supplies are purchased at the most competitive prices.

Responsibilities
* Develop and maintain supplier relationships to ensure that communication and supply of information is at the highest level both internally and externally.
* Managing and controlling the Company's external suppliers in relation to the purchase of materials and finished parts for both manufacturing and other business items.
* Monitor Goods-In process (efficiency, quality, quantity) on an ongoing basis.
* Collating data for KPIs on supplier delivery performance and schedules.
* The review/update of Material Control parameters to ensure optimum stock levels is achieved. (Min/Max levels)
* Ensure parts and materials are purchased at the most competitive price and delivered on time for production.
* Raising purchase orders for production and non-production items as per procedure to ensure on-time delivery of components and raw materials.
* Ensure relevant paperwork flow is consistent and timely.
* Sourcing materials via the internet.
* Supporting Consistent and regular stock counting and stock taking activities.
* Control and maintain the price file and stock codes. (Data file)
* Dealing with delivery discrepancies/shortages and Suppliers to progress chase outstanding orders.
* Reconciling delivery notes to invoicing and Liaise with accounts to keep financial information up to date on a weekly, monthly and annual basis.
* Providing cover for admin colleagues when required.

Skills/Experience
* Strong negotiations skills
* Good relationship management
* Able to work to deadlines with accuracy with advanced Excel skills
* Excellent communication and networking
* Awareness of procurement techniques
* Fully numerate and commercially astute
* Previous experience in a buyers role within a manufacturing business
* Relevant Degree/CIPS Qualification

This is an excellent opportunity to join a family run company and grow a long term fulfilling career as there is room for progression within the company.The salary for the position is around £30k dependant on experience, if you are interested in more information then please send over your CV and I will call you.

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