** Senior Buyer - Metals / Steel **

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Lancashire | Ref: BBBH16908

£30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum

Senior Buyer - Metals / Steel / Aluminium
£30,000 - £35,000 + Benefits
North West - Lancashire

Role Profile

  • Purchase product to latest specification/notice of changes, procedures, approved suppliers and required quality.
  • Purchase product to achieve the required production plan and customer purchase orders & Supply/Demand Alignment. Facilitate pulling forward/pushing back of supplier orders to meet short notice changes to customer's requirements.
  • Develop a clear communication channel with production management to plan and prioritize purchasing activities. Vigilant monitoring of delivery schedules and pro-active communicating of expected deliveries, delays, improvements etc.
  • Central focal point for all purchasing within the company
  • Control of materials free-issued to suppliers
  • Ensure company manufacturing database is accurate (BOMs, costings, HS/Commodity codes, drawing numbers, etc.)
  • Analyse stock take to resolve differences in stock quantities
  • Optimize low stock levels while ensuring sufficient buffer stock is maintained to meet production needs at all times
  • Build relationship with key suppliers & ensures orders adhere to supplier agreements and contracts.
  • Develop a clear communication channel with quality with regards to approval for suppliers and parts in a timely manner.
  • Monitor & report on supplier performance.
  • Provide monthly stock valuation figure for Accounts Department
  • Support sales team with lead time & product costing information.

Client information

Our client is a well-established Engineering & Manufacturing operation based in Lancashire


£30,000 - £35,000 + Benefits

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