Full Time
Job Sector:
Manufacturing / Warehouse
South Wales
Newport & Torfaen
Salary description:
£26000/ annum
Start Date:
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Our client is a leading manufacturer within its field. Due to their current progression, they are looking for a Buyer on a fixed term 12-month contract to join the business.

Duration: 12-month fixed term contract

Hours: Monday - Thursday 8am to 4.30pm, Friday 8am to 3pm

Location: Near Abergavenny

Salary: £26,000


Benchmarking and negotiation of products with a focus on reducing cost and VA/VE.
Researching and reviewing of the supply chain in order to identify potential suppliers with the capability
Formulate and deploy business strategy to suppliers.
Managing day-to-day supplier relationships in a professional and effective manner.
Ensuring supplier quality performance in conjunction with the quality department.
The monitoring and resolution of supplier invoicing issues.
The evaluation, planning and transfer of supply base consolidation programmes to gain maximum leverage within commodity areas.
Monitor manufacturing demand/allocation in line with customer forecast and manage requirement with the most cost-efficient outcome.
Supporting the Supply Chain Manager and the Purchasing function in general.
Monitor and manage resource allocation/requirement.
Co-ordinate with the program management team with regards to new project information.
The progressing of orders with suppliers to ensure on-time deliveries and chasing overdue deliveries where appropriate.
The resolution of order queries both internally and with suppliers.
Minimise raw material inventory levels and ensure all raw material demand is accurate and available for manufacturing OTIF.
Expedite to an effective level to zero outstanding orders.
Implement and maintain internal control procedures.


Numerical Analysis
Influencing Skills
PC skills
Microsoft package (Essential).
Educated to degree level or equivalent experience in a procurement function.
Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS). (Desirable)

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