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Date Added: Sat 05/06/2021

Materials Buyer

Slough, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £28000 - £35000 / annually

We are delighted to be recruiting a tenacious Materials Buyer specifically with experience within a global supply base to join our clients who are currently based in Slough but will be moving to the Farnborough/Camberley area within the next year.
Salary £28-35K depending on experience
Key responsibilities for the Materials Buyer include;

  • Raise and process KF/SP's to meet material plan
  • Ensure all lower level components are available on time
  • Work with Expedite team to ensure continuity of supply to the line
  • Respond to supplier queries/late deliveries
  • Liaise with Procurement on supplier issues that affect price, quality or significant delays
  • Root Cause data capture for monthly Operations Metrics

The ideal Materials Buyer will need the following;

  • Experience of working for an international company
  • Experience of setting up Kanban and Direct To Line feeds
  • Ability to overall improve customer OTD
  • Have excellent written/spoken English
  • Be highly organised with excellent attention to detail
  • Computer literate in MS Office especially Excel
  • Good working knowledge of MRP
  • Be willing to travel over three site facility and to suppliers
  • Experience of liaising with an external supply base successfully

This Materials Buyer position would suit a confident, assertive but approachable person who is up for a challenge and has the ability to resolve problems

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