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Buyer

Location Portadown, County Armagh
Sector
Job Type Permanent
Salary permanent job with prospects
Published 5 months ago
Start Date 03/02/2019
Contact Lisa McCord
Job Ref POR000733P_1549198866

Job Description

Key Tasks:

    • Expedite purchase recommendations from the company MRP process ensuring all customer demands are satisfied on a daily basis
    • Involvement in price negotiations and cost reduction initiatives with the supply chain will be a key part of the individual's responsibilities
    • The person will be required to help develop and implement, through supply contracts, optimal supply chain solutions in line with the company's defined strategies and goals
    • To liaise closely with the Quality Department to ensure supplier rejections are promptly dealt with.
    • Ensuring all purchasing procedures are adhered to
    • Ensuring that all changes to purchasing information / data have been authorised and entered into the system of control
    • Effective proactive liaison with other departments as necessary to forecast, plan to meet, and to supply demand to relevant quality
    • Maintaining Weekly Key performance indicators
    • Administration and reporting as necessary
  • This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, you will be expected to perform varying tasks as required by your line manager & the overall business objectives of the organisation.

Required Skills:

  • A self - starter with strong communication skills and a diplomatic working style.
  • 3 years' experience of buying in an engineering or aerospace based company would be an advantage
  • General commercial awareness and understanding of costs within a business
  • Working knowledge of MRP11 is an advantage
  • CIPS qualifications would be an advantage

Computer literacy is essential as is an excellent understanding of MS Word and Excel

Other Requirements:

  • Willing to work overtime as necessary by needs of production

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