Senior Buyer
Kirkbymoorside, Malton, Thirsk, York

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Discipline: Buying, Buying Manager, Purchasing Manager, Supply Chain

Speciality: Buying, Purchasing

UK Residency Required: Yes

Salary: £ - £

Apply by: 09/11/2018

Min Experience: years


Due to an increase in work, we are currently recruiting for a Senior Buyer to join a well known Engineering/ Manufacturing client North of York. The ideal candidate will have previous experience working within a lead 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

•Prepare daily MRP reports.
•Manage all MRP exception messages including rescheduling, cancellations and quantity amendments.
•Select most appropriate supplier and gain best price for all items particularly on quantity breakdowns.
•Placing of daily purchase orders in line with customer requirements.
•To expedite all relevant materials.
•To work with Planners on any material delays that will affect production output.
•To manage sub contract operations and free issue material to meet production demands.
•Management of the short term order report to coordinate accurate information for the daily/ weekly production meetings.
•To process purchase requisitions for the relevant value stream within agreed timescales.
•To utilize PIMS methodology to achieve business KPI’s.

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.
• 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