Buyer / Material Planner

Posted a week ago by 2BM Recruitment Ltd

Deeside, County of Flintshire

2BM Recruitment Ltd are working in partnership with our client in Deeside who have a requirement for a Permanent Buyer / Material Planner on a full-time basis. Excellent opportunity to join a highly successful Global Manufacturing company. This opportunity offers a competitive salary, bonus, financial support to gain CIPS qualifications if you are not already qualified and excellent career progression opportunities.

  • Highly competitive salary depending on experience & skills 
  • Annual Bonus
  • Full time working 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday
  • 33 Days annual leave (incl 8 bank holidays)
  • Increased pension scheme
  • Healthcare
  • Full financial support to gain CIPS qualification

As a Buyer / Material Planner you will work as part of a small team to ensure the timley planning and scheduling of purchasied parts to meet production demands. Purchasing goods, materials, components, or services in line with specified cost, quality, and delivery targets. Working with procurement, supply chain, and production colleagues at other sites in the UK, and Globally to ensure that the supply of key materials is maximised through volume purchasing benefits.

Key Responsibilities Buyer/ Material Planner:

  • Schedule and forcast the correct volumes of materials, goods and inbound products.
  • Maintaining the supply of key materials for a global manufucturing plant. 
  • You will undertake strategic sourcing activities and work closely with procurement colleagues to review business opportunities and help to shape purchasing decisions including materials and energy contracts.
  • You will also be responsible for sourcing and delivering projects given to you by the procurement manager to develop supplier strategies.
  • We are looking for a career driven person that is passionate about procurement and can prepare and review data towards monthly reports.

We’re extremely keen to talk to people who have the following experiences material scheduler / controller, expediter, stock levels, inventory levels, scheduling, lead times, reorder material, logistics, procurement / supply chain or transactional buyer.

  • Excellent attention to detail with the skills to work as part of a team or independently.
  • You must be willing to occasionally travel to other sites and potentially Europe to visit head office for training.
  • This is an excellent opportunity to develop your skills and qualifications within procurement so you must be results driven and ambitious with excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • We are essentially looking for a candidate that has previous work experience as a Buyer, purchasing goods, materials planner, components, or services in line with specified cost, quality, and delivery targets.
  • Key skills including, negotiation, strategic thinking, organisation & IT including Microsoft Packages & ERP systems.  
  • You may already be CIPS qualified but if not please still apply if you are prepared to gain qualification with full company financial support.

To apply please email your CV or call us if you would like to discuss the opportunity further.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

2BM Recruitment Ltd values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society.

Due to the high number of applications, we’re not able to give individual feedback, if you have not been contacted within 7 days please understand your application may have been unsuccessful at this time, but we encourage you to apply for future vacancies with us.

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