Materials Buyer - Cheltenham

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    Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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    Tom Rogers

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    6 months ago

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Materials Buyer

Location: Cheltenham

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

We are currently recruiting a Buyer/Materials Controller with purchasing experience for a world-leading Engineering company. The company is listed on the FTSE250 and works in the defence and aerospace industry. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with MRP system experience to join the team and demonstrate their organisational and supplier management skills.

You will be responsible for -

  • Place and follow up purchase orders using MRP system
  • Ensure all pricing and delivery data is up to date
  • Manage and grow the relationship with suppliers
  • Maximise OTIF results
  • Minimise extra charges and costs
  • Manage delivery terms with suppliers to try to reduce costs

You will have the following-

  • Experience in purchasing is essential
  • Experience of improving OTIF performance
  • Experience of working with MRP/ERP systems
  • Experience in aerospace, defence or similar would be desirable but not essential

You will be joining a company with the commitment to produce only the highest quality and service, and strive for excellence in everything they do.

In return, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary plus amazing benefits including life assurance, private medical assurance, childcare vouchers and a share ownership plan. The position will be based in Cheltenham, UK.