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Job Reference: RM236

Employer/Agency Name: Luton Bennett

Location: Rhyl

Job Sector: Distribution, Logistics, Supply Chain

Salary/Package: £24k-£26k

Date Posted: 13/03/2018

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Buyer (Manufacturing)


Monday to Friday

£24,000 to £26,000 per annum + 23 Days Holidays + Bank Holidays

Buyer required for a well established automotive manufacturer. This is a new role due to planned growth and a great opportunity to work in an international supply chain environment.

The successful candidate will have prior purchasing experience within a manufacturing/production/engineering environment. You will be confident of the phone, communicating with suppliers and negotiating price and delivery date for non critical suppliers. You will be confident with Microsoft Office and any experience working with MRP systems are highly desired.

In your role you will be responsible for the procurement of plastic, mechanical and electromechanical parts for manufacture. You will take material requests from production and collaborate with suppliers across the UK and Europe. You will process administration of quotations and purchase orders and monitor delivery dates across the supply chain. You will have 1 purchasing administrator beneath you who will assist you in your day to day role.

The company are an international component manufacturer that employees nearly 500 people on this site. You will report into the Supply Chain Manager and work alongside the planning team.

The Role:

* Negotiate price and delivery dates for non critical suppliers.
* Procure a variety of plastic, mechanical and electromechanical parts.
* Purchase order and quotation process management.
* Build and maintain strong relationships with new and existing suppliers.

The Person:

* Purchasing experience within manufacturing/ production environment.
* Experience purchasing within a regulated industry highly desired.
* Confident using Microsoft Office.
* Confident negotiator and good telephone manner.

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