Buyer

Job Reference
B-SC-W-112294
Salary Description
per annum
Contract Type
Permanent
Location
Redditch
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Buyer

Redditch

£30,000 - £35,000

 

The Role

The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of purchasing experience working with an ERP system, with both MRP and reviewing what needs ordering manually through Bill Of Materials. Must be comfortable and confident on the phone, able to multitask and can manage their time and work well under pressure and to tight deadlines.

  • Maintaining Materials stock levels and ordering specific items in a timely fashion
  • Ordering material requirements for jobs and sales orders, with and without an MRP mechanism
  • Reviewing and negotiation of material costs
  • Managing and communicating supplier lead times
  • Supporting the warehouse with stock control
  • Ongoing communication with suppliers to ensure delivery dates are met
  • Communicating stock and supplier issues to the wider team
  • Managing PO delivery dates on our ERP system
  • Ensure supplier contact details are always current
  • Liaising with finance in respect of purchase invoices

-Maintaining approved supplier list

-Bringing on board new suppliers

-Arranging shipping of parts from suppliers to Redditch – including from overseas

-Arranging delivery of finished goods to UK, Europe and Rest of World

 

 

Skills and Experience

At least 2 Years' supply chain experience

CIPS level 2 or higher

Knowledge of Incoterms and preparing commercial invoices

At least 2 Years' experience on MRP/ERP system - ideally Epicor

Have experience implementing an MRP within a working ERP

Experience with the Microsoft Office 365

 

Benefits:

20 days annual leave plus company shut down between Christmas and New Year (on top of the 20 days)

Pension scheme with employer contributions of 5% (ie matching employee contributions)

Life assurance of 3 x salary if contributing to the Company pension scheme/1 x if not contributing – following successful probation

Health cash plan – Paycare paid for by the Company, employee can add family members at a personal cost

Bonus – discretionary Company performance bonus paid annually depending on results

Health and wellbeing social initiatives to support mental wellbeing

WeCare wellbeing benefit through Canada Life covering health, mental health, wellbeing and healthy living and financial and legal wellbeing

Bike to work salary sacrifice scheme

Events and charitable giving – supporting employee engagement through various social events throughout the year, raising awareness of specific events (International Women’s Day as a most recent example) plus supporting local charities through dedicated events (food drives, Movember etc)

On site parking

Other benefits include: professional qualification study programmes subject to T&Cs, Scholarship programme for dependents of employees in higher education subject to T&Cs

Refer a friend recruitment policy of up to £400 per successful referral

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