Job Title: Buyer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 958746_1550831945
Contact Name: Evie Shonk
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 22, 2019 10:39

Job Description

Job Functions:

*Sourcing and placement of orders for contract and non-contract items. Using appropriate MRP reports and manual requisitions.
*Negotiation of prices against cost reduction targets.
*Complete supplier agreements in liaison with the Purchasing and Operations Managers.
*Maintenance of Supplier details on the MRP system and review of supplier performance.
*Maintenance of minimum stock levels against MRP requirements.
*Adjust component MRP parameters to achieve on time availability and appropriate batch sizes.
*Identification of alternative suppliers in support of both QCDR targets and NPI requirements.
*Provide quotations in support of our Engineering activity which would include liaison with engineering personnel.
*Progress chasing outstanding PO's in liaison with Production Control.
*Negotiation and placement of service/maintenance contracts (photocopiers, telephones etc).
*Assist Stores personnel when required including stocktaking etc.
*Assist Production Control when required to progress work through the factory.
*Assist in other areas of the Company as required against reasonable requests.

Experience and Competencies:
*Experience in an Aerospace/Space manufacturing Company.
*Experience using MRP/ERP and competent in its use for placing and reviewing Purchase Orders and updating parts and supplier data.
*Experience in placing purchase orders on suppliers or sub-contractors.
*Competent in using Microsoft Word and Excel to at least basic level.
*Qualification in Purchasing (CIPS) would be desirable.

Omega Resource Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.