Kirkbymoorside, Malton, Pickering, Thirsk, York

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Discipline: Buying

Speciality: Buying, Purchasing

UK Residency Required: Yes

Salary: £ - £

Apply by: 20/09/2019

Min Experience: years


Due to an increase in work load, our internationally recognised Engineering client  based North of York are looking to expand their purchasing team by recruiting a Buyer.  We are looking for an experienced candidate with a demonstrable background working within a buying/ purchasing role within an engineering / manufacturing environment. The successful candidate will be required to manage all aspects of procurement within the supply base resulting in continuous output. You will need to ensure that all purchase orders are placed to ensure materials arrive in a timely manner to meet demand.

Role Description

  • To ensure timely purchase order placement in line with planned demand for ‘Designated Suppliers’.
  • To manage ‘Designated Suppliers’ cost delivery and quality.
  • To ensure timely receipt of items ordered from ‘Designated Suppliers’.
  • Obtain quotations ad-hoc as requested from internal customer’s record and return.
  • Expediting un-received orders as required ensuring no late deliveries.
  • Communicate effectively at any level within the business as circumstances dictate.
  • Resolve any query invoices to aid the cash-flow of the business within the month of issue.
  • Perform basic clerical duties within the department.
  • Provide ad-hoc reports as requested by the department manager.
  • Maintain good housekeeping at all times.
  • Carry out job related tasks safely constantly operating to good working practices.
  • All filing relevant to ‘Designated’ Suppliers’.

Skills & Attributes

• Demonstrable experience within a purchasing role within an engineering/ manufacturing environment.
• Ability to prioritise workload and manage work pressure.
• Good understanding of an MRP system – Ideally Navision/ SAP
• Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook literate.
• Excellent communication skills.

This vacancy is being advertised by Apex Engineering Solutions Ltd who are acting as an Employment Agency