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Tactical Buyer

My client is seeking a Tactical Buyer to be responsible for Tactical Sourcing within the UK.

Job Description

Tactical Buyer
£28,000 - £30,000
Ashington, Northumberland

My client is seeking a Tactical Buyer to be responsible for Tactical Sourcing within the UK.

Responsibilities:
- Provide a key buying resource to the Company.
- Short Term Focus / Keep the factory running
- Issuing Purchase orders with suppliers.
- Expedite outstanding purchase orders as necessary.
- Maintain Purchase Order Maintenance / Acknowledgments.
- Communicate effectively at any level within the business as circumstances dictate.
- Working with Supplier Quality Issues
- Managing Supplier OTD
- Supplier Performance Management
- Resolve any query invoices to aid the cash-flow of the business within the month of issue.
- Provide ad-hoc reports as requested by the Senior Supply Chain Manager.
- Maintain good housekeeping at all times.
- Carry out job related tasks safely constantly operating to good working practices.
- Obtain quotations as demand dictates for bought out parts either for assigned projects or goods and services as required.
- General clerical duties will include filing, PO separation and any ad-hoc data entry.
- Foster an environment for team work throughout business - locally and globally.
- Work with Strategic Buyers and Category Management to help deliver Company Goals

Requirements:
- Previous experience with computer data entry and excel spreadsheets.
- Previous experience within a similar role.
- Supply Chain/Lean certifications
- Ability to work with critical drivers and timeline.
- Strong negotiation and sourcing skills.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook and Navision
- Working knowledge of ERP / MRP systems

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