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Hudson Shribman working closely with a client who are an engineering and manufacturing organisation who are looking increase their purchasing department with a Buyer.

This position has come available due increase in orders as well the company looking to forward and increase company size.

Location:Sandy, Bedfordshire.

Salary: £30,000 to £35,000 per annum

Responsible to: Purchasing Manager

Interfaces with: Design, Manufacturing, Assembly and Projects.

The Major Objectives for the Buyer:

• To order parts in a timely manner to suit machine build schedule and spares requirements
• To make good commercial judgement on part prices and delivery to ensure the best options are utilised for the business
• To react to any urgent requirements and ensure best price/delivery is obtained
• Build relationships with local suppliers to ensure that we get priority service when needed.
• Ensure that suppliers are aware of errors and the cost associated with these.
• Expedite deliveries when required.
• Deliver on-time and within budget to your customer (internal)

Requirements for a Buyer:

• Knowledge of using MRP system
• Excellent communication skills
• Knowledge of manufacturing techniques and the approximation of the probable cost of items.
• Ability to negotiate with suppliers on price and delivery and investigate price break options

Knowledge / Skills for a Buyer :

• Attention to detail.
• Goal orientated
• Decision maker
• Worked within a manufacturing environment.
• Ability to read engineering drawings.
• Computer literacy – MS suite plus ERP knowledge
• Good mathematics skills
• Team Player

If interested in the position of a Buyer, please contact Andrew Wilson at Hudson Shribman with you up to date CV

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