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Buyer - raw materials

RecruiterNCR Purchasing & Supply
Industry SectorEngineering, Manufacturing, Technology & Electronics
Town/CityMilton Keynes
LocationsBuckinghamshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted12 July 2017

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The main function of the job is to carry out raw material sourcing and purchasing activities as required and compile, issue and process RFQ's

Job Specification
o             Negotiate price and availability of raw materials and other items
o             Carry out Materials benchmarking as directed/required
o             Analysis of supply V demand utilising MRP & other reports to determine requirements- with particular responsibility for non- electronic items and non-production items
o             Place P.O's for raw materials & Non-production items as necessary, ensuring quality, cost & delivery requirements are met
o             Proactively expedite material requirements from external sources to ensure timely delivery for production and customer needs

Please review the job specification details on the job description for more information on required skills and experience

Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will have the following:
-             Minimum 2-3 years purchasing experience with a good head for data analysis
-              Preferably in a manufacturing/electronics environment, but not essential
-              Aptitude for working under pressure, ideally someone who thrives under pressure and enjoys the "buzz"

Benefits for the roles include:
Staff Bonus Scheme (based on operating profit and new product introduction) 
23 days holidays (increase to 26 after a period of time) 
Pension Scheme (pays up to 7.5% of the employees' salary as long as the employee matches the sum paid by the company) 
Life Insurance (4 x employees salary)
Income Protection Cover 

Other benefits: 
Subsidise food each day (we pay up £1.20 per day towards food bought from a catering van which comes to our site every day)
Employee appreciation day - celebrated in August 
Employees can earn an extra 2 days per annum for having no sick days
Fully paid Christmas party which include all food and drinks and also contribution towards hotels etc. 
Hours of Work - 8.30am to 4.30pm with 1/2 hour for lunch

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Recruiter: NCR Purchasing & Supply
Tel: 0161 214 3000
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