Location: Weymouth, Dorset Salary: £1 per hour
Sector: Defence Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: Sam Davies


Buyer needed for a globally-recognised electronic manufacturing company based in Weymouth who are looking to employ an experienced Buyer with an in-depth knowledge of purchasing and procurement within a manufacturing environment, particularly within the Defence and Aerospace industries.
The successful Buyer will want to work for this client as it is a great opportunity to advance their career.

What the role entails:
Some of the main duties of the Buyer will include:

* Run MRP and request quotations for items required to be purchased.
* Supply material due dates for new orders to the Purchasing Manager within 48hours of receiving details of the customer order.
* Execute MRP requirements in line with demand.
* Select supplier in accordance with approved supplier listing and place order at or below the standard cost.
* Obtain all necessary documentation and information to meet purchasing requirements for goods delivered.
* Progress all outstanding orders and identify shortages.
* Notify Purchasing Manager of any material issues which will affect production.
* Set planning parameters at component level as follows: order multiples, lead times, safety stocks, contract pricing, dock to stock, primary vendor
* Run cancellation report daily and cancel all items not required.
* Assist with placing general consumable and engineering requisitions when necessary.
* Attend Vendor Reviews as requested and assist with vendor appraisal.
* Deal with reject and quarantined materials promptly.
* Constantly seek reductions on cost of materials and the costs of acquisition.
* Review purchasing activities on current projects to ensure all delivery dates are achieved and all problems solved.
* Assist with preparation of and collating of Management data.
* Collate data for PCB Purchase specification.
* Set up Vendor Schedules / Buffer Agreements and monitor inventory and liability.
* Reschedule material as required.
* The buyer will be expected to work using Macola, the Vendor Portal, Microsoft Office and Connectivity Obsolescence Management Software. (plus, other tools, as required)
* Working within a lean environment be constantly seeking and suggesting ways of improving working methods.
* Processing of EPRs
* Carry out any other related tasks as specified by the Operational Purchasing Lead or Head of Procurement

What you need to be the successful Buyer:
In order to be a successful Buyer and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

* 3- 5 years of experience in a Buying capacity
* Proven ability to manage suppliers to ensure efficiency in terms of cost and time.
* Degree educated
* Knowledge of appropriate policies and strategies
* Experience within a manufacturing environment
* Strong knowledge of MRP and other relevant systems
* Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office
* Ability to work in a Lean environment, and the ability to strive for continuous improvement.

Must be eligible for Security Clearance!

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Buyer to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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