Materials Buyer

  • Location

    Kent, England

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  • Salary:

    Up to £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Inside Out Purchasing & Supply

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  • Duration:

    Ongoing (Perm)

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Inside Out Purchasing & Supply has been engaged to recruit a Materials Buyer for a leading manufacturing company based in Kent.

Key Responsibilities include:

Negotiating with suppliers
Analysing MRP reports
Controlling inventory levels of raw materials
Reducing supplier quality issues
Monitoring and improving suppliers performance through regular discussion and review
Minimising the number of stock lines via rationalisation suggestions

Essential Qualities Include:

Experience working within a fast moving and dynamic production environment
Buying experience, with a proven track record and thorough knowledge of all aspects of procurement including sourcing, commercial negotiation, supplier management and global sourcing
Strong vendor management skills
Experience in Microsoft Office packages, and highly analytical with the ability to confidently understand and use MRP systems