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RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorService - Other, Services
Salary£24,000 to £28,000 per annum
LocationsSouth Yorkshire, Yorkshire & Humber
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted07 June 2018

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This is a brand new role, and an exciting opportunity to join a growing business within the Sheffield area. With plans to move to a larger site towards the end of the year, they are looking at strengthening their workforce by hiring a number of specialists within purchasing and supply chain.

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I'm currently working exclusively with this Sheffield based client to recruit multiple roles which will support the growth of the business. With plans to move to a larger site later this year, they are looking at recruiting a number of skilled professionals to strengthen their supply chain function. This is a great opportunity for an experienced Buyer to join a business who are willing to invest time into their people by offering training and development.


As the Buyer within this business you will be responsible for the following;

  • Develop & maintain supplier relationships to ensure optimum communication of delays & expediting of materials

  • Close liaison with suppliers, customers & the suppl chain team

  • Identify potential new suppliers & cost saving opportunities

  • Meet & maintain inventory turns targets to flex inventory to volume processed

  • Maintain stock accuracy through routine scheduled cycle count activity & updates MRP accordingly

  • Maintain departmental KPIs related to availability, cost & accuracy of stock

  • Support & meet site schedule attainment through close communication with the planning department

  • Attend regular meetings in relation to new product introduction and material specification changes to follow up with suppliers and ensure changes are applied in line with company procedures

  • Generate & update daily/weekly reporting & identify trends requiring action


The successful candidate for the Buyer role will ideally have the following key skills and qualities;

  • Previous experience in similar position within a continuous improvement environment.
  • Excellent numeracy skills.
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels including phone & e-mail.
  • Analytic approach to work & experience identifying areas for improvement.
  • Experience expediting material through multiple channels from multiple suppliers.
  • High level of IT Literacy & competent in the use of spreadsheets
  • Willing to travel

Job Offer

£24,000 - £28,000

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