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Senior Buyer

Location: NORTHUMBERLAND, NORTH EAST ENGLAND Salary: Salary Negotiable
Sector: Procurement & Supply Chain Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 9 months ago Reference: 3111910
New Vancancy in the Manufacturing Industry for a Permanent Senior Buyer in Northumberland; Salary Negotiable. 

Overall Job Purpose:
Ensure the continuous control and monitoring of the purchasing department, as you would be the first point of call for all purchasing related enquiries.

Your key duties would involve:
. Negotiating contracts and liaising with head office on annual contract details
. Maintaining stock & records for component information
. Visiting suppliers as well as monitor their performance and reviewing orders
. Setting targets for savings and creating budget spreadsheet’s
. Monthly material costs, resource/recost new materials
. Monthly Reports on deliveries, stock values, cost discrepancies, expenditure
. Target suppliers/products to set as consignment stock
. Identifying cost savings, selling unwanted stock & resolving any problems occurring in the supply chain
. Ensuring products are purchased in the most cost effective manner and that purchased orders are placed and progressed so that products are delivered to meet production requirements
. Evaluate stock based on lead time, usage, forecast, and resolve overstocking
. Continuous monitoring of Reorder levels, reorder quantities and maximum stock levels, ensuring stocks are maintained to a minimum, without effecting customer deliveries
. Close attention paid to the production forecast

Key Skills:
. Well organised, communicative, able to prioritise and time manage
. Self-motivated, confident, computer literate with good spreadsheet capability

Please apply with an up to date CV if you have suibtable experience, or email

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