Buyer | Antrim

Posted 14 November 2022
Salary £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Bonus
LocationAntrim
DisciplineEngineering & Manufacturing Jobs
ReferenceCQ25836_1668431797
Contact NameChris Quinn

Job description

Vickerstock are working in Partnership with a global, electrical manufacturer on the appointment of a Buyer for their site based in Antrim. This opportunity will give you the chance to join a people focused employer and become part of their journey in aspiring to be a world leader in their field.

What's in it for you?

  • Starting salary £30-£35k
  • Personal development & career progression
  • Life insurance
  • Simply health plan
  • Gym discounts
  • Overtime paid at time and a third or toil
  • Flexitime
  • 35 days holiday
  • Enhanced employer pension contribution
  • Monday-Thursday (8.30am-5pm) Friday (8.30am-2.30pm)

In your new role:

  • Report directly to the purchasing manager
  • Develop, build and maintain strong working relationships with suppliers
  • Negotiate best prices and lead time with all suppliers
  • Represent the company in meeting with suppliers both internally and externally to analyse performance
  • Manage material costing and all associated material aspects on nominated customer programs
  • Work closely with the materials department enssuring the timely supply of materials into the company fopr the smooth running of the supply chain
  • Introduce ideas and contribute to the overall team strategy
  • Ensure all measures are taken to ensure KPI's set for you and your team are achieved consistently
  • Work closely with all relevant departments as required to ensure the smooth running of supply chain
  • Filling of purchase orders

What you will need to succeed:

  • A university degree with 2 plus years' experience in a similar role
  • Previous experience within a manufacturing, mechanical or moulding environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • A university degree (i.e. Bachelors degree) or equivalent relevant work experience

For a confidential conversation on how Vickerstock can support you with youyr nex move. Get in touch with Chris our Supply Chain specialist on 028 9031 3720.