Buyer

Employer
Undisclosed Company
Location
Essex, Southend-On-Sea
Salary
Up to £20.50 per hour
Closing date
22 Apr 2021

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Sector
Purchasing
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Job Details

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Buyer to work full time at our client's site in Southend, working 37.5 hours a week Monday to Friday, paying £20.50 per hour PAYE. this role is temporary until end of September.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for purchasing and negotiating materials from vendors
  • Ensuring suppliers meet their delivery commitments (ASN & PO confirmation), through regular calls and communications
  • Resolve and delivery delays with the supplier and escalate where support is required
  • Expedite material when required
  • Work with suppliers on reducing Lead Times and improving delivery performance
  • Evaluates vendor quotes and services and support to identify the most desirable suppliers

Requirements

  • Min 3 years' experience in material planning / buyer activities
  • Works well under instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job
  • Experience working across global supply chains ideally in BTS, metals stamping, moulding commodities
  • Works under immediate supervision but is self-motivated
  • Ability to identify opportunities for improvement and implement where required
  • Strong material expediting experience
  • Strong communication and influencing skills
  • Manage and resolve conflict
  • Knowledge of SAP

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