Posted 24 April 2024
Salary £35000 - £38000 per annum + bonus & perks
LocationCounty Antrim
Job type Permanent
Discipline Engineering & Manufacturing
Contact NameChris Quinn

Job description

Vickerstock are working in partnership with a supplier of materials to the construction industry on the appointment of a Buyer.

What's in it for you?

  • Starting salary up to £38,000
  • Annual bonus
  • Hybrid working
  • Flexitime
  • Other additional perks

In your new role:

  • Sourcing new suppliers
  • Build relationships with new and existing suppliers, negotiating best price and lead time whilst continually monitoring performance
  • Carrying out audits with suppliers to ensure they meet the standards required
  • Support remote sites on direct and indirect purchasing requirements
  • Frequently liaise with the planning department to ensure the smooth day to day running of the business
  • Compile data to report on material prices, stock levels, and ad hoc reports to support effective purchasing
  • Generate purchase orders to meet manufacturing requirements with use of the MRP
  • Daily review of MRP requirements, managing directly with suppliers to meet production requirements

What you will need to succeed:

  • A minimum of 1 years purchasing experience with a fast paced, procurement department
  • A good understanding of warehouse management, tendering processes
  • A proven track record of success in sourcing new suppliers and carrying out cost saving project

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