Grafton Procurement and Supply have been appointed to recruit for a Buyer on behalf of an established business in the automotive industry. Based in County Antrim, my client have been designing and manufacturing bespoke solutions for close to three decades. You will be joining the business at a key time in their development as they diversify their product range following a period of growth and expansion. If you are an experienced and competent individual with in-depth knowledge of inventory management systems and procedures, I want to hear from you!
Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, the Buyer will have a substantial remit, to include maintaining budgets, analysing materials, managing stock takes and researching vendors. Liaising with other departments, you will ensure that materials are available for production on time. You will build relationships with suppliers and negotiate best price and terms of supply for the business. As Buyer, you will plan, create and schedule manufacturing orders in accordance with the operations plan and customer sales orders. In addition, you will monitor and manage capacity levels and expedite shortages.
Competitive salary of up to £30000 is available for the successful Buyer. In addition, you will receive pension. Free, on site parking is available. Hours of work are 08.15 - 17.15 Monday to Thursday and 08.15 - 13.15 Friday.
In order to be successful, you will be educated to degree level or equivalent and have a minimum of 3 years similar experience in a previous role. You will be an excellent communicator, with strong attention to detail. Preference will be given to candidates who, as well as the above, hold a CIPS qualification.
Interested candidates are meeting the criteria should forward an updated CV without delay via this advertisement. If you would like to discuss this Buyer job in more detail please contact me, Kelly Jennings, Specialist Procurement and Supply Chain recruiter at Grafton. Your CV should clearly demonstrate your most relevant experience as per the criteria above.
If this Buyer role is not quite what you are looking for, but you are interested in other procurement or supply chain roles I would be delighted to hear from you - I am registering new jobs every day.
Only candidates whose CV is meeting the minimum criteria on this advert will be accepted.