Purpose Of Role

We are a fast-growing team based in Upper Heyford, Northamptonshire (off Junction 16 of the M1). We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Buyer, with a can-do work ethic to join our team.

  • Duties will include:
    • Assessing and reviewing suppliers and ensuring appropriate agreements are in place
    • Responsibility for ordering of all stock and consumables, ensuring satisfactory stock levels and forward planning with suppliers
    • Ensuring suppliers are delivering in the correct timeframe, with all cost requirements being adhered to
    • Building strong relationships and communicating effectively with suppliers to understand/resolve delivery commitments or problems
    • Responsibility for ensuring that the MRP system is updated with stock arrival dates, etc.
    • Preparation and circulation of reports when required
    • Working closely with Production on stock control, accuracy and inventory levels
    • Supplier visits as and when required

Ideal candidates will possess:

  • Knowledge of Unleased MRP software desirable
  • Minimum of 2 years previous purchasing experience within a manufacturing environment
  • Good understanding of Bill of Materials
  • Stock control experience
  • Strong administration skills
  • Part CIPS qualification
  • A hands-on approach to the role

In return we offer a Salary sacrifice pension scheme, Group life cover, Critical illness cover, Product allowance, 20 days holiday per annum (plus bank holidays), increasing after 3 years’ service

Due to our location, you will need your own transport.

Please note, due to the high volume of CVs we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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