Buyer Planner

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job Type Permanent
Salary £28000 per annum + additional benefits
Published 8 months ago
Contact Kelly Jennings
Job Ref KJ43_1499168338

Job Description

A renowned engineering firm in Belfast are working in partnership with Grafton to recruit for a Buyer Planner. This is a new job in the recently restructured purchasing and supply chain department. The Buyer Planner will join an established business who have been operating in Belfast for more than 60 years. You will be working in a world class global business who offer flexibility, autonomy and opportunities for growth and development. I am keen to hear from ambitious tactical buyers, operative buyers, materials planners, supply chain analysts and supply chain/ engineering graduates who want to develop their career within a global, structured environment.

The Buyer Planner will report to the Supply Chain Manager and be responsible for managing the flow of materials from dock to stock to support production requirements. As Buyer Planner you will support the purchasing and materials process, planning and scheduling against fluctuations in demand. You will support the buying function, sourcing and purchasing raw material and indirect goods and services and managing suppliers to ensure on time delivery. The Buyer Planner will seemingly operate my client's in house MRP system, expedite material as and when required and escalate and resolve all non conformance issues.

The successful Buyer Planner can expect an exceptional rewards package and work environment. You will be joining a world class company who encourage growth and development - a programme is in place to identify and develop high performers like you. You will be encouraged to be the 'best form of you' and will be given the tools to excel. The successful Buyer Planner will enjoy a base salary of up to £28000 (dependant on experience) and there is a bonus scheme. Industry leading contributory pension scheme is available. Working hours are 08.00 - 16.30 Monday to Thursday and 08.00 - 13.30 Friday.

Interested? Great! Please see below the criteria for the position.

The Buyer Planner position is a multifaceted role which incorporates tactical buying and Materials Requirements Planning therefore a minimum of 3 years experience in a supply chain / planning role (of at least 1 should be in a manufacturing/engineering environment is required. You should demonstrate excellent IT skills and this will be tested at interview stage. The successful Buyer Planner will work in a fast paced versatile environment and be accountable to a range of targets therefore the successful Buyer Planner should be a dynamic, flexible individual who works well under pressure. Working knowledge of an MRP is without question, a must. A degree/CIPS membership/diploma would be advantageous and for shortlisting purposes candidates who demonstrate the essential and desirable criteria will be given preference.

Interested candidates who feel are meeting the criteria should forward a CV without delay via this advertisement. If you would like to discuss the Buyer Planner job in more detail please contact me, Kelly Jennings now on 02890242824.

If this Buyer Planner job is not quite what you are looking for, but you are interested in other buyer, planner, procurement or supply chain roles I would be delighted to hear from you - I am registering new jobs every day.

You must have a current, valid UK work permit to be considered for this job and only candidate's whose CV is meeting the criteria will be accepted.

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