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Reference13925165001_675867
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£30,000 per annum
Town/CityBirmingham
LocationsBirmingham, West Midlands
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted30 May 2018

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Working within the Supply Chain team, the Junior Buyer holds a key position in the timely and cost-effective procurement of goods and services to support the production plans of the company. The Junior Buyer will support the overall strategic procurement process in the delivery of the businesses five-year growth plan



Client Details

An innovative manufacturer to multiple specialist industries .

Description



Placing purchase orders for Goods and Services securing best delivery, quality and cost



Issuing requests for quotation (RFQs), enquiries, reviewing prices



Expediting/ re-scheduling, agreeing delivery plans with suppliers, chasing outstanding items



Handling supplier requests for concession



Dealing with design and goods inwards queries

Providing costing data to the commercial team in order to support customer bids



Liaising with suppliers to build supplier relationships



Keeping Supply Chain KPI board up-to-date



Ensuring continued communication and good relationships with external and internal customers.



Profile



An understanding of the buying/supply chain/purchasing process.



Previous experience in a buying role within supply chain/purchasing is desirable.



Previous proven experience undertaking supply chain administration.



Experience of dealing directly with and influencing suppliers including understanding Terms and Conditions of Purchase.



Experience in a metrics focused environment including weekly and monthly quarterly reporting and analysis.



Knowledge of engineering & technology principles & practices is desirable.



Competent level of computer literacy e.g. MS Office Skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint), EFACS.



Experience of working with and implementing Lean manufacturing tools and techniques.



Job Offer

An opportunity to work for a global manufacturer and leader in it's field.

A competitive Package .

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