Job Title: Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wimborne, Dorset
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 895307_1548688226
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 28, 2019 15:10

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Buyer to ensure the effective procurement of materials, components, major work packages, and services whilst coordinating the procurement activities for designated vendors within a commodity group. This role is based in Wimborne, Dorset.

As a Buyer you will be working in our client's high technology facility in Wimborne, the role will require drive and determination along with the ability to implement positive change. Our client will assist with recognised training and development and offer career potential for the right individual. You will be working on World-leading products and be responsible for the buying activity for specific commodities, for on-time delivery and Material Price Variance associated with the inbound supply of goods/services.

As part of your role you will be responsible for:

Ensure all Purchase Orders are acknowledged by the vendor base
Action MRP exception messages, schedule ins/out and cancellations in a timely manner
Review and manage the open Purchase Order book MRP to ensure component/service deliveries are delivered in line with requirements
Ensure the latest projected dates of supply dates from vendors are maintained accurately on the ERP system to ensure production lines of balance are accurate
Manage the communication embodiment of change making amendments to requirements, schedule, and price as required
Data owner for all supply master data and procurement elements of the plan for each part
Monitor delivery status of scheduled receipts to ensure on-time delivery to need.
Monitor evaluate and report on the performance of suppliers,
Ensure timely disposition and return of any non-conforming supplier material ensuring rapid replenishment to support production need.
Manage day to day procurement activities including internal and vendor communications; negotiating schedule and delivery changes with vendors; negotiating price changes with vendors

You will have the following experience

Experience working in a supply chain organization
Previous experience as a Buyer within a technology/engineering/manufacturing company (ideally mechanical/aerospace)
Experience in influencing and or negotiating
Supplier Relationship Management
Technical knowledge of commodities being managed
Able to work to financial and time sensitive constraints

Title: Buyer
Pay Rate and Bens: Competitive
Location: Wimborne, Dorset

Key Skills: Procurement, Supply chain, Negotiation, Relationship Management, Aerospace, Defence

If you are a good match then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a Permanent Role

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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