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Junior Buyer

Are you a Junior Buyer looking for a role within a busy procurement team? Then read on...

Job Description

Job Title: Junior Buyer
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Location - Newbury

Purpose of the job:

To take a proactive approach in reviewing current systems and procedures, making recommendations and implementing changes. To lead the business forward in securing quality suppliers of materials, cost efficiencies and ensuring all raw materials are purchased as required for production demands, keeping stockholding at the optimum level.

1) Design of manual, pneumatic and cordless dispensing equipment
2) Design new products from concept to production
3) Work with development team to improve existing products

Main duties & responsibilities:

" Effectively control a direct spend budget for commodities including Machining, Castings, Injection Moulding, Electrical, Raw Materials
" Drive supplier on-time deliveries and supplier quality performance in line with non-forecast demand
" Maintain accurate procurement conditions and other ERP information in a timely manner
" Monitor usage trends and known estimated future sales to minimise stock holding & obsolescence
" Assist in resolving goods inwards discrepancies
" Liaise with production staff and other internal parties
" Identify new suppliers, agree terms and negotiate supply agreements & contracts
" Actively participate in the continual improvement of purchasing methods and drive down external spend
" Present updates on new product introduction tasks, or other project requirements
" Monitor new trends and regulations in the business and market place
" Maximise Kanban & Consignment methodology to increase quality and efficiency
" Proactively assist with regulatory and company requirements for stock checks
" General administration and filing
" Undertake other tasks which may be required in order to assist the Operations function

Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

Key Consultant

Gemma Langley

Gemma Langley profile

I head the Manufacturing &Technologies division and we focus on products that have been designed and manufactured across a breadth of engineering industries. The division covers a range of markets including CEM’s, electronics, automotive, aerospace, rail, avionics, defence, manufacturing, medical, pharmaceutical, semiconductor and machinery & automation.