Buyer

Location Falmouth
Discipline: Industrial & Manufacturing
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £28,000 per annum
Contact name: Danielle Hubbard
Contact email: danielle@smithandreed.co.uk
Job ref: DH 40198
Published: about 1 month ago

​​Are you an experienced Buyer, seeking a new challenge? My client, a forward-thinking, innovative manufacturing business in Falmouth, is seeking a new team member to join their supply chain department.

Offering a competitive salary, great holiday allowance and excellent career progression, this is a fantastic opportunity for the right person.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Initiate purchase orders and amendments for third party procured products, ensuring timely execution of product and service sourcing activities.

  • Identify alternative supply sources as required.

  • Assist in the development of supplier relationships, agreements, price negotiations and delivery terms.

  • Communicate with distribution centres and sales colleagues to update on deliveries and respond to requests.

  • Maintain information for daily reports.

  • Escalate issues identified within the supply chain to the Supply Chain Manager.

  • Additional duties and assignments as directed by management.

Essential skills and attributes:

  • Experience in supply management, ideally within a planning and procurement department

  • Strong administrative, written and verbal communication skills

  • IT literate to include Microsoft Office packages

  • Proactive team player

  • Lean and Navision ERP system experience desirable but not essential

Company benefits:

  • 26,000 per annum

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays

  • Pension and private health care schemes

  • Employee share scheme

  • On-site parking

  • Free tea, coffee & fruit

If you think this sounds like the perfect new role for you, and you would love the chance to join an exciting, global organisation, get in touch and apply by emailing your CV to danielle@smithandreed.co.uk