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Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£24,000 to £28,000 per annum
LocationsArmagh, Northern Ireland
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted27 December 2017

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Buyer / Category Purchasing role based in Portadown

Your new company
You will be joining a fast growing and rapidly expanding manufacturing company based in Co. Armagh who have gained a market leading reputation throughout the Aerospace industry, and known locally for their emphasis on employee progression with above average salaries. The company focus on lean manufacturing techniques, continuous improvement and quality standards to maintain efficient distribution and customer satisfaction on a global scale. Due to recent developments and new projects arising, they are seeking to recruit an experienced Buyer on a full time permanent basis to join their ever growing team and manage a set category of spend.

Your new role
Reporting directly to the Purchasing Manager and working alongside a team of specialist Buyers, you will be directly involved with supplier price negotiations to implement cost reduction initiatives across the complete end-to-end supply chain process whilst expediting internal MRP/ERP software for purchasing raw materials for production demand. The Buyer will be solely responsible for maintaining global supplier relationships, outsourcing new suppliers for product improvement and focus on achieving a cost saving for the company. Also, you will liaise effectively with both production and quality departments to draw up forecast plans, control the overall supply chain process and set up new contract agreements whilst consistently reaching set KPI's.

What you'll need to succeed Your previous buying experience within a high volume engineering or manufacturing related environment will lead to success, along with examples of strategic price negotiations with global suppliers to illustrate the ability to reduce cost where possible. Also, experience using sufficient MRP/ERP software for purchasing and material planning will be an advantage or accredited/working towards achieving CIPS qualification.

What you'll get in return
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join a market leading company who have new development plans in place which all employees will be involved with. Also, they promote internal growth and development through high quality training upon commencement of the role.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Amy McCusker at Hays Portadown on 02838445800.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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