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Buyer - Oxfordshire

Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Location: Oxfordshire
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Purchasing, Supply Chain


A Buyer is required to join a global specialist equipment manufacturer to help support their busy tactical buying team.

Role: Buyer

As Buyer you will be responsible for:

+ Process buy reports and raise ad hoc purchase orders in line with business needs
+ Support tactical buying decisions on a daily basis
+ Achieve optimum balance of cost, quality and lead time in line with business needs
+ Manage expedite requests as they arise
+ Management of data flow from suppliers to internal customers
+ Drive excellent supplier on time delivery, cost and quality performance
+ Manage day to day supplier relationships
+ Support internal functions in resolving supplier material non-conformances/quality reports
+ Support requests for quotation, including creation and distribution of documentation packages
+ Work closely with the Finance department to ensure timely resolution of invoice queries
+ Effective communication and liaison across all business functions


As Buyer you will have experience of:

+ Degree / HNC qualified or equivalent in a relevant discipline
+ Competent at handling supplier contracts, MRP, negotiation and supplier relationship management
+ CIPS qualifications preferable
+ Experience working within high value low volume manufacturing preferable
+ Strong experience working within a lean environment
+ Excellent knowledge of MS Office suite including Outlook


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