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  • Location:

    Oxfordshire, England

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  • Salary:

    £20 - £25 per hour

  • Contact:

    Paul McGuinness

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Buyer - CONTRACT - Oxfordshire

A Buyer with a strong background in technical purchasing is required to join a global technology company who manufacture cutting edge instrumentation equipment.

Role: Buyer

As Buyer you will be responsible for:

+ Making tactical buying decisions on a daily basis
+ Achieving optimum balance of quality, delivery and cost in line with business needs
+ Updating ERP with latest information to ensure accurate records for planning and costing
+ Using data from the ERP system process action messages and raise ad hoc purchase orders in line with business needs
+ Achieving excellent supplier relationships to provide required quality, delivery and costs to support achieving the output plan
+ Support requests for quotation, including creation and distribution of documentation packages

Experience: Buyer

As Buyer you will have experience of

+ Degree qualified or equivalent in a relevant discipline
+ CIPS qualified would be an advantage
+ Experience and understanding of an MRP system
+ Competent at handling supplier contracts, MRP, negotiation and supplier relationship management
+ Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
+ Confident when working to tight deadlines