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F/T Perm Buyer - Ballynahinch

Location Ballynahinch, County Down
Sector
Job Type Temporary
Salary £20000 - £25000 per annum
Published 23 days ago
Contact Tanya Lyttle
Job Ref LIS2222336_1551468669

Job Description

Permanent Buyer required for Ballynahinch.

Hours of work:

Monday - Thursday 8.00 am to 5.00 pm & Friday 8.00 am to 1.00 pm

Duties will include:

  • Support the NPI RFQ process on procurement of value for money components
  • Identification of new supply chain sources to maintain competitive supply sources and reduce cost wherever possible
  • Raising purchase requisitions and purchase orders on suppliers.
  • Progressing/expediting orders with suppliers to ensure on time deliveries.
  • Monitoring supplier performance.
  • Maintenance of supplier schedules in line with MRP and manufacturing requirements.
  • Developing systems within the purchasing department.
  • Liaising with suppliers and internal department managers.
  • Developing/maintaining current ISO standards.
  • Assist Tactical Purchasing in the procurement of direct/indirect materials.

Essential Criteria

  • A minimum of 5 passes at GCSE or equivalent (must include English and Maths)
  • At least 2 year's experience in a similar Buyer/Procurement role
  • Experience in identification of new supply sources
  • Experience with using an MRP system
  • Able to read and interpret engineering drawings
  • Be familiar with electronic components
  • IT Proficient to include MS Excel and Word.
  • Ability to work proactively and on own initiative.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Strong analytical, planning and organisational abilities.
  • Effective time management skills.
  • flexibly to meet the requirements of the post.

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience in Sage 1000 MRP system
  • 3rd Level Qualification in Engineering (Electrical, Electronic or Mechanical)
  • Preference will be given to those candidates with experience in a purchasing role in an Engineering Environment.
  • Experience in locating and dealing with suppliers in low cost regions and transferring product into such region.
  • Be CIPS certified or working towards a CIPS qualification.

This post requires a dynamic self-motivated individual for the efficient and timely purchasing of components and miscellaneous items to agreed deadlines.

Salary £20,000 - £25,000 per annum (depending on experience)

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