Supply Chain Buyer

Full Time
Job Sector:
Manufacturing / Warehouse
South Wales
Caerphilly, Merthyr Tydfil
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Supply Chain Buyer, Caerphilly, South Wales, Manufacturing

Reporting to the Purchasing & Stores Manager, you will negotiate and purchase the most appropriate goods and services to fulfil customer orders and maintain minimum stock levels in a timely manner, to meet & co-ordinate strategic supply chain objectives to support KPI targets and measurables.

Responsibilities Include:
* Control of the Supply Chain in terms of sourcing, understanding market sectors, supplier assessment, implementation and development of new suppliers to ensure they are supported through the "Learning Curve".
* Negotiate and place purchase orders in-line with commercial agreements / supply chain policies and customer expectations. Thus securing the most appropriate goods and services are purchased, based on price, quality, delivery times, service support and industry standards
* Contract Management to build Supplier Relationships, identify Risk and Opportunities in market sectors and utilise Process Improvement to strengthen the Supply Chain.
* Identify, develop and coordinate the sourcing, development and monitoring of a strong supplier base and develop the best buying strategies for the Company with a view to maintaining good quality and reducing costs. Identifying and controlling gaps in the Supply Chain and directing the business team to repair, source or replace
* Using component analysis determine stock levels and stock turnover capability to manage Supply-chain capacity in line with sales targets and planning schedules (showing 3 months ahead).
* Utilise standard Purchasing processes and systems to manage the above such as i2i (Bom approval, RFQ, Order processing, Expediting, price management) consignment stock, pattern management etc. Attend meetings where required.
* Adhere to Company policies, procedures & standard working practices.
* Audits, Internal & external supply chain.

The Ideal Candidate:
* Experience of buyer role within purchasing
* A broad commercial understanding of contract terms

Salary: £26,000 + Benefits

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Due to the amount of applications received, only those who our client wishes to progress will be contacted. If you have not received correspondence within 21 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Thank you for reading this advertisement.

This role may be of interest to people in the following: Purchasing Planner, Material Requirements Planner, Supply Chain Planner Manufacturing, Cardiff, Newport, Purchasing Officer, Buyer

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