Buyer – Metallix

Location UK / Ballymena Area

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1373517

 Job Description

The post holder will be responsible for the ordering and scheduling of materials and services in line with business needs. The post holder will also be involved in sourcing of alternatives and new materials with a view to reducing cost and adding value.

BUYER Ref: BMX1018

The post holder will be responsible for the ordering and scheduling of materials and services in line with business needs. The post holder will also be involved in sourcing alternatives and new materials with a view to reducing cost and adding value.


Essential Criteria:

  • 2:1 in a relevant degree or equivalent 

  • Experience in scheduling (raising orders and expediting)

  • Working knowledge of a manufacturing environment

  • Working knowledge of supplier relationships

  • Experience of sourcing products from other low cost countries and setting up new suppliers

  • Knowledge of sage / IFS or similar ERP system

  • Confident in use of MS Office (esp. Outlook and Excel)

  • Able to manipulate data

  • Demonstrated negotiating skills

  • High level of interpersonal skills

  • Positive attitude

  • Ability to work on own initiative and in team/ With others

  • Determined

  • Results driven

  • Deadline focused

  • Available to work overtime when required

  • Good attendance and timekeeping record

  • Willing to travel as required

  • Willing to develop role via training, mentoring etc.

Desirable Criteria:

 

  • CIPS L4 or above, or similar

  • Previous working knowledge within Fabrication background

  • Working experience of reporting

  • Purchasing knowledge/ experience from a fabrication background

  • Spend analysis experience

  • Experience of IFS MRP

  • Vision to see desired outcome and plan / work how to get there

  • Forward thinking/ solving problems as they arise and minimising risk

  • Proactive

     

Good timekeeping, attendance and disciplinary records are pre-requisites for this post.

 

For further details please find attached Job Description and Personnel Specification available online at //www.wrightsgroup.com/Bright-Futures/Vacancies.

The Company has a strong Christian ethos and as such welcomes people from all religions, secular and racial traditions, and irrespective of race, religion, political beliefs, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation or marital status will purely apply the merit principle in the selection procedure for employment with the Company. A recent review of applicants indicates that we receive less applicants from the Roman Catholic Community than could be expected. For this reason, we would particularly welcome applications from this community.

Applicants can apply online at www.wrightsgroup.com or alternatively, you can write to or telephone 028 25 641212 quoting the above reference number for an application form, personnel specification and job description at The Wright Group, Human Resources Department, Head Office, 201 Galgorm Road, Ballymena, BT42 1PY.  Completed application forms should be returned by Friday 23rd November 2018 @ 5pm.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.