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Buyer (maternity cover) - Antrim £23k - £26k

Location Antrim, County Antrim
Sector
Job Type Temporary
Salary £23000 - £26000 per annum
Published 6 months ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Craig Smart
Job Ref CS108

Job Description

Buyer (maternity cover) - Antrim - £23,000 - £26,000

Grafton Recruitment is working in partnership with a leading international manufacturing organisation to recruit an experienced Buyer to cover maternity leave at their site in Antrim.

Role:

Reporting to the Senior Buyer you will responsible for supporting the Purchasing Department in all aspects of the Purchasing function. Main duties will include:

  • Ensuring that specified purchasing procedures are followed and appropriate accurate record are maintained
  • Continually seek improvements in purchasing procedures and methods employed in line with the company's strategic growth plans
  • Responsibility for supplier interface including contracting, auditing and analysis, selection/de-selection and development
  • Ensuring adequate material sources
  • Liaising with suppliers on a daily basis and developing strong supplier partnerships
  • Liaising closely with all relevant departments as required
  • Managing material costing and all associated material aspects on nominated customer programs
  • Working closely with the Materials Control Department in assuring the timely supply of materials into the company

Essential Criteria

  • Minimum of 2-3 years similar recent experience in a purchasing role
  • Must possess a third level education
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good computer literacy including MS Office.
  • Excellent Negotiation skills
  • Ability to organise and manage purchasing activities

Desirable Criteria

  • Purchasing qualification
  • Working knowledge of MRP/ERP systems
  • Experience in high volume manufacturing environment

For further information please contact Craig on 02890323333 or submit your CV via the link.