Buyer

4 days left

Recruiter
Undisclosed Company
Location
North Lanarkshire, Motherwell
Salary
£15 - £17 per hour
Posted
01 May 2019
Closes
29 May 2019
Ref
145367
Contact
Manpower UK
Sector
Purchasing
Job Type
Temporary
Hours
Full-time

An Amazing opportunity has arisen for a Buyer to work full time at our client's site in Motherwell. The working hours are 8.00am - 4.30pm (13:00pm on a Friday) paying between £15-£17 p/h depending on experience, this role is initially for 6 Months.

Our client invents and manufactures technologies that address some of the world's most critical challenges around energy, safety, security, productivity and global urbanization. We are uniquely positioned to blend physical products with software to support connected systems that improve homes, buildings, factories, utilities, vehicles and aircraft, and that enable a safer, more comfortable and more productive world. Our solutions enhance the quality of life of people around the globe and create new markets and even new industries.

Responsibilities

  • Purchasing execution - Tactical creation of purchase orders based on planner's demand
    forecast and requisitions
  • Places purchase orders with approved suppliers per appropriate agreements
  • Invoice discrepancies - Immediately resolves all issues relating to invoices on hold
  • Conducts negotiations of purchase value and terms on spot buys, site unique suppliers
    and/or commodities not currently covered under existing agreements
  • Manages purchasing system alerts (e.g., invoice, quantity, etc.)
  • Acts as liaison between factory operations, suppliers, and sourcing organization
  • Submits and continually updates forecasts provided by production planners
  • Processes Engineering Change Requests
  • Complies with all approved sourcing processes and policies
  • Works with the Regional Purchasing Manager to drive continuous improvement activities and best practices across the tactical team to achieve daily efficiency improvements and
    achieving ISC metrics
  • Stays up to date in systems and technology capabilities and support the deployment of
    system improvements
  • Supports NPI initiatives in collaboration with engineering and sourcing
  • Establish Contract/Pricing/Communications with Strategic suppliers

Experience and Skills

  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Excellent eye for detail
  • Strong Communication skills

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