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Buyer / Planner

Reference3121312_844185
EmployerHays
Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£28,000 to £34,000 per annum
Town/CitySuffolk
LocationsAnglia, Suffolk
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted19 September 2017

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Varied purchasing and planning opportunity


This position is a pivotal role in the procurement function of this market-leading manufacturing business. Working as part of a best practice procurement team, this role would suit a Buyer / Planning professional who thrives in an autonomous and busy environment. Key duties will pertain to:

Ownership of key areas of spend for the procurement function across a variety of activities.
Hands on control of material purchases.
Negotiation of new supplier agreements to reduce the combined material spend of the group.
Monitor and maintain MRP to ensure data is correct at all times.
Monitor stock holding levels to ensure that inventory targets are maintained and support and participate in stock take activity
Working in conjunction with Purchasing and Operations monitor material availability and capacity loading Champion continuous improvement and Lean activities, Six Sigma, etc.

Demonstrable experience of the above in a manufacturing or engineering based organisation is essential with excellent communication and organisation skills a pre-requisite.

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