Job Title: Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
REF: 122532
Contact Name: John Reid
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 6 years ago

Job Description


Due to continued expansion of their operations our client a well-established Multinational Healthcare Manufacturer now require a qualified and experienced Buyer.
This is a permanent role based in The Midlands with excellent progression opportunities.
Key Responsibilities of Buyer
  • Effective planning/coordinating ordering of raw materials items to support manufacturing plants in line with agreed production plan.
  • Release of purchase orders to suppliers in line with MRP timelines.
  • Supplier relationship management.
  • Negotiating and implementing Supply Agreement.
  • Carrying out regular business reviews with key suppliers.
  • Preparing requests for quotations and soliciting quotations.
  • Working with Engineering and other departments on cross functional NPI projects
  • Maintain PO accuracy targeting zero receiving & invoice discrepancies.
  • Ensure that all purchasing procedures are adhered to by the company, vendors and carriers in line with GMP.
  • Ensure forecasts are sent to key suppliers in accordance to agreed requirements.
  • To interface with the production department and the warehouse to determine material requirements to ensure the timely supply of approved material to production.
  • Support Purchasing Manager, to meet purchasing KPIs, team goals and other objectives as required.
Requirements of the Buyer
  • 3-5 years? experience within the Medical device Industry
  • Preferred CIPS/IIPMM qualified.
  • ERP Knowledge and strong IT skills. Experience with Oracle ERP would be a preferable.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (MS Outlook, MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint).

Please send an up to date CV and cover letter to John Reid at The RFT Group / / on 01-2302400 /

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