Buyer (Temp-Perm Contract 6 Months)

Buyer ( Temp-Perm contract 6 months )

A market leader, and one of Europe's largest suppliers of shop fitting concept and lighting systems is currently looking for a Buyer for 6 months (potential to go permanent) to bolster the procurement team as their product range and customer base continues to grow.

SALARY: £28,000 - £31,000 (Pro rata for 6 months, £14,000 - £15,500)

BENEFITS: 23 days holiday (Pro rata) bank holidays

LOCATION: Hemel Hempstead

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Hemel Hempstead, Luton, Watford, St Albans, Aylesbury, Dunstable, High Wycombe

JOB SPECIFICATION - Buyer ( Temp-Perm contract 6 months )

The primary focus of this role is to support the procurement function through the businesses continued expansion.

Key elements of the role will be to;

·Tracking and Tracing of inbound freight from Asian vendors to ensure schedule compliance
·Analyse and interrogate MRP requisitions on a daily basis taking necessary actions to satisfy demand across all product categories (direct and indirect)
·Place, process and chase orders to ensure goods are available
·Optimise levels of stock holding and inventory investment to minimise inventory losses due to deterioration, obsolescence and other causes.
·Build and maintain relationships with the supply chain in the UK and overseas

REQUIREMENTS - Buyer ( Temp-Perm contract 6 months )

Ideally you will be an experienced procurement specialist working in project management or manufacturing environment.

·We would be delighted to receive applications from qualified procurement professionals with experience of working and developing MRP systems and procuring from the Far East
·We would also be keen to receive applications from candidates with a strong background in inbound logistics and Microsoft Excel

THE COMPANY - Buyer ( Temp-Perm contract 6 months )

We sell, develop, manufacture and install complete shop fitting concepts for retail chain stores. The all-inclusive offer includes custom-made fitting concepts, innovative solutions for checkout arena and professional lighting systems. Our customers include the major players throughout most parts of Europe.

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Procurement, Buying, Buyer, Category, Buying, Senior Buyer, Purchasing Assistant, Procurement Assistant, Buying Administrator.

Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Michael Thorpe quoting Buyer ( Temp-Perm contract 6 months ) reference MT14828 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683313 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.