Temp Buyer

  • Location

    Kent, England

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Inside Out Purchasing & Supply

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  • Duration:

    3 months

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Inside Out Purchasing & Supply has been engaged to recruit a Temp Buyer for a leading business in their field. This contract is expected to last a round 3 months. Experience within the manufacturing or engineering sector would be desirable.

The Role :

Responsible for all transactional procurement activity associated with a designated range of category suppliers
Accountability for day to day purchasing activities ensuring that parts are delivered on-time to suit customer requirements. From raising the Purchase order to the delivery of the product into stores ensuring availability for production within the required time-scales
Able to calculate batch sizes to both manage cost reduction, reduce in-house transactions whilst still optimising inventory levels to ensure product availability
Liaise with Quality, Operations and Engineering to ensure quality standards are adhered too in supply of goods and services
Liaising with the existing suppliers and seeking out opportunities to improve the supply chain
Prepare and submit reports using Excel and other tools
To provide appropriate procurement input to New Product Introduction projects and ensure that a robust supply chain is in place from initial launch to long term security of supply
To contribute to the development of detailed specifications for goods and services and develop new sources of supply where it is advantageous to the company
To manage tender and negotiation process for new contracts and contract renewals