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Buyer - 33k

Job Description

VANRATH are thrilled to be assisting a growing Engineering firm with the recruitment of an Buyer to join their expanding team.

This is a fantastic organisation that offers many opportunities for progression!

This is a Monday - Friday position - 37.5 hours per week in office.


£33,000 per year + fantastic benefits in a modern workplace


Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, the successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual with a strategic approach to supply chain management and the ability to work within a continuous improvement environment.

  • Responsible for the sourcing of a range of components, materials, equipment and services.
  • Results orientated, you will establish and develop supplier relationships whilst continually reducing total acquisition costs.
  • Manage delivery flow of parts and services and communicate issues to manufacturing cells.

Essential Criteria:

  • Degree qualified, CIPS qualified, or substantial relevant hands-on experience.
  • At least 2 years' experience in an administrative role.
  • Minimum 3 years' hands on experience within a similar role in a manufacturing environment with a proven track record in the execution of buying, forecasting and replenishment, SIOP, RCCP, MPS, MRP, where customer requirements can change regularly.
  • Must have a proven track record of hands-on experience & excellent working knowledge of MRP & ERP systems.
  • MS Office skills.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Aerospace/Precision Engineering environment experience
  • CIPS membership or working towards
  • Excellent communication and negotiating skills
  • Experience in new product introduction and supplier assessment would also be beneficial.

For further information on this opportunity, or any other jobs in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Conor Birch in the strictest confidence.