Location UK / Omagh Town Area

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary £25000 - 30000

Updated 5 days ago

Reference 1368379

 Job Description

Buyer. Omagh, Co. Tyrone. £25,000-£29,000.


Our client, a busy manufacturing firm, are expanding and are now recruiting for a Buyer to be based in Omagh Area.

This is an exciting role that will offer excellent exposure within a truly global organisation.


Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, you will be responsible for scheduling the flow of production parts from domestic and international suppliers to meet daily production demands.

This will be achieved through the effective scheduling, ordering and expediting of parts to achieve an optimum level of inventory to efficiently support production.


Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Schedule flow of Production parts to meet daily Production demand.
  • Interpret and implement Sales and Operational Plans
  • Manage a portfolio of suppliers, developing and maintaining successful supplier relationships.
  • Release of orders to the supplier network based on current demand.
  • Provide supplier forecasts based on latest S&OP information.
  • Continuously improve forecasting techniques for long lead items, optional parts and kanban supply.
  • Provide accurate and timely monthly reports – identify business risks and opportunities.
  • Push for improved Supplier performance and challenge to reduce supplier lead times.
  • Provide analysis and suggest actions on current stock holding in relation to existing E&O reports.
  • Work with suppliers to help them support our Production/Quality expectations with view to cost reduction opportunities.
  • Manage supplier Engineering Change pricing, scheduling and implementation.
  • Maintain accurate supplier pricing.
  • Issue and Management of Tenders, Resourcing and Cost Saving Projects.
  • Support Production and attend morning lineside meeting as part of Manufacturing Area Teams.
  • Administration tasks associated with job role.
  • Perform additional duties at the request of the Purchasing Manager


Essential Criteria

  • Educated to HND Level in a relevant discipline.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Material Planning/Purchasing
  • Demonstrate experience of SAP, Oracle or other MRP systems
  • Good mathematical & analytical skills
  • Good problem solving skills and self motivated
  • Strong Communication Skills.
  • IT skills with demonstrable experience of MS Office and MS Excel


Desirable Criteria

  • Demonstrate proficiency in statistics, forecasting and forecasting methods with an understanding of their financial and operational impact
  • Experience operating in an engineering environment
  • CIPS Qualified or equivalent
  • Demonstrate examples of Cost Savings Projects and Tender experience



If you’re interested in applying for this role, contact Eunice on 02887440033 or click APPLY below