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Supply Chain
Job Type:
West Lothian
Exact Salary:
£25000 - £30000 per annum
Date Posted:
30-Jul-2021 11:41 AM
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Buyer, Livingston. Escape Recruitment are delighted to be supporting a world leading manufacturing company in their search for a Buyer. Based at their site in Livingston and reporting to the Procurement Manager, you will be joining a team of 2 Buyers and will look after an established client base in the supply of electronic products. Responsibilities will include:

  • Purchase materials, components or services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets

  • Contact suppliers to progress orders, resolve price, quality, delivery or invoice issues and ensure dates are visible to other departments.

  • Ensure all order acknowledgements are received within 48 hours and updated in our MRP system (Emax)

  • Manage excess and obsolete stock and customer monthly reconciliation

  • Drive cost reductions in partnership with the supply base

  • Monitor Purchase Price Variance (PPV), and drive to achieve positive PPV.

  • Manage supplier open order book to ensure suppliers are adhering to delivery commits.

Candidate experience / qualifications:

  • Should have experience as a buyer in a manufacturing environment.

  • CIPS Qualification or working towards desirable

  • Must be a team player that can interact with all levels within the organisation. Can manage workloads adapting to continual change

  • Strong problem analysis, judgement and decision making skills.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing team and would suit someone who is keen to develop their career further within purchasing. Working hours are Monday to Thursday 7:45am to 4:15pm and 7:45am to 1:15pm on a Friday. An excellent re-numeration and benefits package is on offer along with 30 days holidays

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