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MRP Buyer

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£25,000 to £30,000 per annum
LocationsDerbyshire, East Midlands
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted05 July 2018

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To procure products and services to support the company’s manufacturing requirements using professional and ethical purchasing techniques and strategies.

Competency with MRP system / Microsoft Dynamics AX. Having full understanding, and able to support productions in minimum inventory and minimum cost strategy.

Client Details

My client works in the defence manufacturing sector and is one of the most reputable and market leaders.


The responsibilities of an MRP Buyer are:
  • Raising of Purchase Orders through to order fulfilment.

• Purchasing a mixture of production materials and consumable items Raising PO’s via the MRP system in-line with manufacturing and production schedules.

• Through an analytical and logical use of traditional MRP and Lean supply chain management methodologies manage and optimise the incoming material supply chain. Ensuring adequate and timely supplies to fully support production minimum inventory and minimum cost.

• Raising PO’s via MRP system in-line with manufacturing and production schedules.

• Good operational understanding and knowledge of purchasing and materials control functionality - Pull and MRP systems.

• Purchase order placement from Internal Requisitions.

• Processing supplier order acknowledgements. Updating delivery dates on the system and chasing orders where necessary.

• Working directly with suppliers to expedite on-time deliveries and inventory levels.

• Maintaining key information within the purchasing system.

• Creating and issuing weekly progress reports to suppliers, whilst regularly chasing deliveries.

• Creating, analysing and issuing of monthly inventory reports.

• Sourcing of new suppliers where necessary, including gathering Pricing, MOQ's and lead times

• Day to day purchasing activities along with tasks as required by the Senior Buyer.

• Maintaining & updating purchasing data on to the system.


The successful candidate will be:

A highly enthusiastic, innovative individual to join the purchasing team who will be able to develop their skills and experience within procurement.

To carry out the duties above in a manner that complies with the Health and Safety at Work Legislation, that is to work safely and with due regard to health, safety and welfare of both themselves and of any other employees in the company

Minimum of 2 years buying experience with full interaction with MRP systems - ideally within a manufacturing environment, but other sectors will be considered.

Job Offer

On offer for the candidate:
  • Competitive Salary
  • Flexible Hours
  • Career Progression

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