Posted 22 August 2023
Salary £28000 - £33000 per annum + bonus
Job type Permanent
DisciplineEngineering & Manufacturing
Contact NameChris Quinn

Job description

Vickerstock are working in partnership with an industry leading design & manufacturing firm in the Dungannon area on the appointment of an experienced Buyer.

With an exciting roadmap ahead for new products, services, production capacity and business expansion, this is a great time to join the firm on it's journey.

What's in it for you?

  • Starting salary: Up to £33,000
  • Annual bonus
  • Private healthcare
  • Personal development & career progression
  • Perks @ work - offering you a wide range of discounts and offers on restaurants, cafes, hotels, gyms, retailers, day excursions, supporting our local businesses and communities.

In your new role

  • Schedule flow of Production parts to meet daily Production demand
  • Interpret and implement Sales and Operational Plans
  • Manage a portfolio of suppliers, developing and maintaining successful supplier relationships
  • Release of orders to the supplier network based on current demand
  • Provide supplier forecasts based on latest S&OP information
  • Continuously improve forecasting techniques for long lead items, optional parts and kanban supply
  • Provide accurate and timely monthly reports - identify business risks and opportunities
  • Push for improved Supplier performance and challenge to reduce supplier lead times
  • Provide analysis and suggest actions on current stock holding in relation to existing E&O reports
  • Work with suppliers to help them support our Production/Quality expectations with view to cost reduction opportunities
  • Manage supplier Engineering Change pricing, scheduling and implementation
  • Maintain accurate supplier pricing
  • Issue and Management of Tenders, Resourcing and Cost Saving Projects
  • Support Production and attend morning lineside meeting as part of Manufacturing Area Teams
  • Administration tasks associated with job role.
  • Perform additional duties at the request of the Purchasing Manager

What you will need to succeed:

  • 2 years experience in a similar role / busy office environment
  • Educated to a minimum of GCSE Standard or equivalent
  • Sound knowledge of all Microsoft packages & MRP systems

For a confidential conversation on the role, get in touch with Chris our Supply Chain specialist on 028 9031 3720 or to hear what other opportunities Vickerstock have to offer please visit