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Buyer / Procurement - Manufacturing

  • £30000 to £35000 per annum
  • Weybridge, Surrey
  • Copperfield Recruitment Ltd

Buyer (Manufacturing) - Salary £30-35,000 per annum plus benefits - Weybridge

The successful candidate will be required to support the materials requirements, assessment of technical and commercial requirements, supplier sourcing, competitive tendering, and purchase order management to ensure on-time supply within budget.


- Cost estimating in support of bid teams.

- Supplier evaluation, selection and development.

- Planning of materials requirements to ensure timely deliveries and efficient materials control.

- Competitive bidding and negotiation.

- Quotation analysis and ordering compliant with Company policy and procedures.

- Daily expediting of material to satisfy production schedules and implementation of appropriate recovery plans.

- Shortage reporting and resolution.

- Purchase order management ensuring accurate system data and an effective purchase-to-pay process.

- Delivery and reporting of cost-savings in support of Company objectives.

- Comply with Company policies and procedures including, but not limited to, ISO9001 and ISO14001.

Person Specification

- Diploma / Degree qualified preferred or equivalent practical experience.

- CIPS preferred or currently studying for CIPS.

- Proven experience within automotive / manufacturing industries.

- An excellent understanding of technical drawings, design intent and manufacturing processes.

- Project management skills, able to plan and deliver to tight deadlines.

- Proficient use of MS applications with good understanding of MRP and other planning systems (SAP preferred).

- Skilled in negotiation.

- Excellent organisational skills and capable of managing own time.


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Copperfield Recruitment Ltd are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy and are an equal opportunities employer.

  • Advertiser: Agency
  • Posted on: 08/09/2019 12:19
  • Reference: 11878