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Buyer (Tactical)

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job Type Permanent
Salary £25000 - £28000 per annum + additional benefits
Published 9 months ago
Contact Kelly Jennings
Job Ref KJ43_1505206878

Job Description

A global engineering firm in Belfast is working in partnership with Grafton to recruit for a Tactical Buyer on a permanent basis. This is a newly created position in a recently restructured purchasing and supply chain department. The successful Tactical Buyer will join an established business who have been manufacturing here for a number of decades. Rarely does an opportunity present to join a world class leader and company who offer flexibility, autonomy, and opportunity 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 structured and supportive environment.

As Tactical Buyer you will join a fast past purchasing department and will report to the Supply Chain Manager. It will be your job to manage the flow of materials from dock to stock, supporting production requirements. As Tactical Buyer you will support the purchasing and materials process, planning and scheduling against fluctuations in demand. You will play a key role in the buying function, sourcing and purchasing raw material and indirect goods and services while managing suppliers to ensure on time delivery. You will expedite material as and when required using my client's bespoke MRP system, escalating all non-conformance issues.

The successful Tactical Buyer can expect a highly competitive rewards package and work environment. You will be joining a world class company who encourage growth and development and will have access to tools to help you excel. The successful Tactical Buyer will enjoy a base salary of up to £28000 (dependent 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.

As this Tactical Buyer job is a multifaceted role which incorporates tactical buying and Materials Requirements Planning a minimum of one years experience in a similar supply chain/planning role within manufacturing is required. You should demonstrate excellent IT skills (to include Excel) and this will be tested at interview stage. The successful Tactical Buyer will work in a fast paced versatile environment and be accountable to a range of targets, therefore, you 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 (although not essential) 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 Tactical Buyer job is not quite what you are looking for, but you are interested in another 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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