Buyer - Manufacturing

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    West Sussex, England

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    Up to £36000 per annum

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    Inside Out Purchasing & Supply

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Inside Out Purchasing & Supply has been engaged to recruit a Buyer for a leading manufacturing client.

You must have experience of procurement within an engineering, automotive or manufacturing environment and be familiar with engineering drawings and manufacturing processes.

Key Accountabilities:

Meet MRP, project timetables to budget.
Ensure materials and services are supplied according to Contract via RFI/RFQ/PO's.
Comply with departmental and business procedures.
Record and report functional KPI and Supplier KPI as applicable.
Maintain MRP/ERP data base.

Experience Required:

Function experience gained in mechanical engineering/automotive/manufacturing environment, including ERP/MRP, direct supplier contact and supply performance responsibility.
Familiar with engineering drawings and manufacturing processes.
Quality Management Systems
Excellent interpersonal, influencing skills and organisation skills, able to prioritise according to business need and to build good working relations with external and internal stakeholders.
Able to work on own initiative within agreed parameters, reliably and flexibly.
Able to adapt to varied work types and loading, changes in the environment or needs of key stakeholders.
Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills.
CIPS (full or part qualified) preferred.

A full written job description will be made available to suitable candidates.