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Industry SectorManufacturing, Technology & Electronics
Salary£30,000 to £39,000 per annum
LocationsSouth East (Excl London), Surrey
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted17 August 2018

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Your new company
An electronics company that manufacture complex electronic components

Your new role
In your new role you will schedule, prepare and place purchase orders for materials in line with BOM and MRP data, and according to the sales orders and forecasts placed on the system, including the purchase of subcontract services.
Maintain and manage all purchase order records, while also monitoring the delivery performance of key suppliers.
Take ownership of the company MRP system. Liaise with suppliers to ensure goods and materials are received on time. Introduce and manage a perpetual inventory methodology, and improve stock accuracy and reduce waste. Lead stock take and stock cycle counting activities.
Eliminate risks regarding material shortages, and slow-moving stock.
Produce and issue works orders and pick lists.
Create new materials, supplier and production records within the MRP system and ensure existing records are kept up to date. Manage inactive, obsolete and surplus stock.
Ensure the material procurement and production manufacture related data within the CRM system is kept up-to-date with scheduled /expected product delivery times and shipment details.
Provide the sales and customer support teams with timely information and updates on order fulfilment and delivery times to customers.
Schedule and conduct the annual and periodic stock checks to ensure the accuracy of the stock listed in the MRP system.

What you'll need to succeed
GSCE’s Grade A-C in Math’s and English.
Extensive experience in the procurement of a range of direct materials within a manufacturing environment; specifically: EMS, precision machine components, plastic mouldings, and consumable (screws, washers, nuts, bolts).
In depth knowledge of MRPII/ ERP systems and functionality (beyond that of a MRPII user/ buyer).
Knowledge or experience in the application of Lean manufacturing principles as applied to procurement and supply chain.
Competent office programs user
Experience of dealing (directly) with suppliers in terms of: identifying new suppliers, contract negations, auditing, problems solving (ideally using Lean manufacturing/ practical problem-solving concepts).
Experiencing in reducing stock levels/ increasing stock turns, and reducing raw material costs.

What you'll get in return
In return you will receive a competitive salary of up to £39,000 as well as the usual holiday and pension benefits

What you need to do now
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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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