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Industry SectorManufacturing
Salary£23,000 to £27,000 per annum
LocationsSouthern Wales, Wales
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted03 February 2019

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Buyer required for world leading specialist manufacturer based in Cwmbran.

As an Operational Buyer you will procure the correct quality and ensure on-time delivery of direct materials in line with operational requirements and improving supplier performance. Key responsibilities include:
  • To procure direct materials in line with operational requirements; actioning the outputs of MRP
  • Ensure on-time deliveries through effective order book management.
  • Management of a portfolio of suppliers to achieve quality, delivery and customer service levels across specific product groups and develop excellent working relationships to continuously improve the added value of the supply base.
  • To provide management metrics which allows accurate and easy monitoring of progress
  • To accurately report delivery status of parts
  • To resolve discrepancy and invoice queries
  • Working closely with Supplier Quality Assurance team to resolve non-conforming material issues, ensure robust corrective and preventative actions are in place
  • Actively perform and report on root cause analysis and drive through preventative actions against missed KPIs including OTIF and cost avoidance
  • Be actively involved in programmes and QRQC Process to ensure continuous improvement of people, processes and systems to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the Operational Procurement team and the wider business

This a full time role paying up to £27k, dependent on experience including a suite of benefits.

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. 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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