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  • Sector:

    Procurement, Supply Chain Planning

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Shiva Davoodi

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  • Published:

    22 days ago

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I'm working with the worlds leading eletronic manufacturing firm to recruit a buyer to join them on a 3 month contract.

The role will be responsible for:

  • Management of suppliers to ensure timely delivery of materials

  • Analysis, balancing and management of supply vs demand

  • Developing and maintaining optimal key internal and external relationships

  • Purchase order management including data accuracy, order plaecment, supplier confirmations, overdues, reschedules, exceptions etc

  • Identification and implementation of alternative sources of supply as required to resolve material risk situations (supported by category team as required)

  • Supplier performance monitoring, evaluation and implementation and improvement plans

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Strong personal drive and resilliance - this is a very fast paced role

  • Relevant experience of working within tight and challenging deadlines

  • good understanding of supply chain management and associated processes

  • extensive knowledge and experience of MRP systems.

Candidates must be immediately availabe with full right to work in the UK as sponsorship cannot be provided at this time.

For more information, or to apply, please send a copy of your CV to

keywords: interim, contract, procurement, purchasing, operations, MRP, tactical, eletronic manufacturing, supply chain, demand planner, supply planner

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