Posted 17 April 2024
Salary £30000 - £35000 per annum + perks + bonus
Job type Permanent
Discipline Engineering & Manufacturing
Contact NameChris Quinn

Job description

Vickerstock are working in partnership with a manufacturing firm based in Lisburn on the appointment on an ambitious Buyer.

With exciting growth plans for the future, this is a great opportunity to join an employee orientated firm.

What's in it for you?

  • Starting salary of up to £35,000
  • Annual bonus (performance related)
  • Perks discount cards
  • Life assurance
  • 33 days holidays
  • Various other additional perks

Working hours: Monday - Thursday (8am - 4.30pm) & Friday (8am - 2pm).

In your new role:

  • Sourcing new suppliers, building relationships with new and existing key suppliers, negotiating contracts, prices lead times & terms of business
  • Play a key role in carrying out various cost saving projects
  • Frequently liaise with production, inventory, and planning teams to ensure all materials are on site on time to meet production needs
  • Frequently liaise with internal stakeholders including NPD, Quality, Program Management & Operations
  • Daily use of the MRP system, Sage and all Microsoft office package to carry out various tasks
  • Create sourcing plans supporting NPI process to deliver new projects

What you will need to succeed:

  • A minimum of 2 years experience working in a fast paced, purchasing department preferably within a manufacturing environment
  • Sound working knowledge of MRP/ERP systems and all Microsoft Office packages
  • Proficient with all Microsoft Office packages
  • Full driving license

For a confidential conversation on how Vickerstock can support you with your next move, get in touch with Chris our Supply Chain specialist today.