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  • Location: Cwmbran
  • Salary: £25,000 to £28,000
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 189 days ago
  • Company: Sigma Recruitment

Opportunity to join a well-established global manufacturing organisation who develop and manufacture industry-leading products for their marketplace.

The buyer will report into the supply chain manager on site and will take responsibility for the purchasing and procurement of a key product category while managing the inventory levels onsite and undertaking material planning duties

As the buyer your duties will include:

  • Managing the timely flow of materials to support manufacturing requirements
  • Identifying and resolving material supply issues
  • Working closely with suppliers to develop/maintain excellent supplier relationships.
  • Where appropriate migrating sourcing to alternative suppliers
  • Maintaining the accuracy of data on the ERP system and undertake regular material requirements planning activities
  • Working closely with stores and manufacturing to understand processes, investigate issues and improve material flow
  • Supporting the New Product Introduction (NPI) process

To be a successful buyer you will need:

  • Experience within a manufacturing environment
  • Experience of purchasing electronic components and assemblies is highly desirable
  • Familiarity with MRP / ERP systems
  • Overseas purchasing experience
  • Knowledge of import procedures and processes is highly desirable
  • A level of CIPS qualification is desirable

In return, the buyer will receive a salary of £25,000-£28,000 (dependent on experience) + pension, life insurance, 23 days holiday + Bank Holidays, etc.

If you wish to be considered for the role, please click on the apply button.

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