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RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other, Road & Rail Transportation, Transport & Distribution
Salary£30,000 to £32,800 per annum
LocationsKent, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent or Interim
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted17 April 2018

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Working for the Purchasing Manager and with the Operational Purchasing and Supply Chain team, the Buyer will be sourcing a broad spectrum of items as effectively as possible, whilst ensuring technical, quality, Production and after-sales lead-times are met and pricing is competitive

Client Details

Based in Tonbridge our client are world leading manufacturers within their field offering environmentally considerate and innovative product to trade. While they are part of a larger group with 60 years of history they are able to offer a close knit family environment within their Kent premises with fantastic career progression opportunities.


The Buyer will support in all aspects of Purchasing and Supply Chain management including:

  • Sourcing of all goods and services from UK and overseas suppliers
  • Sending out RFQ, analysing quotes, making sourcing decisions and following through to implementation
  • Responsible for updating all MM SAP purchasing data for suppliers and any others as requested by the manager
  • Proactively managing all own suppliers, parts , orders , invoices, deliveries, shortages, quality issues, credits, performance and forecasts.
  • Proactively managing on time delivery and shortages in production and after-sales
  • Co-Ordinating ECN engineering changes within the team ensuring they are completed in a timely manner weekly.
  • Raising and owning daily MRP driven purchase orders and managing end to end delivery via MRP
  • Quality Issue resolution with suppliers and quality team.


The successful Buyer will be able to demonstrate:
  • Experience within a similar operational procurement and supply chain role
  • SAP (MM PUR) module experience.
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Computer literate (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Analytical skills
  • Negotiating skills
  • Ability to read a technical engineering drawing
  • Flexibility to travel as and when required (Driving license essential)

Job Offer

FTE Salary £32,800 + package

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