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Senior Buyer - 50k - Ballymena - (Manufacturing)

Job Description

VANRATH are delighted to be assisting one of Northern Ireland's most recognisable manufacturers with the recruitment of a Senior Buyer. Fantastic company to work in, one of the best company cultures in NI and opportunities for progression.

Shifts are held over Monday to Friday (1 Hour Lunch). No weekend working. Permanent position.

This role will be based at the company's Ballymena office.

Salary

£35,000 - £50,000 + other Fantastic Additional Benefits (Top Company) & Progression Opportunities

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for maintaining the material cost on the Bill of Materials for all products within the commodities you are responsible for and ensuring costs are less than the current sales quotation per contract.
  • Responsible for issuing requests for quotation (RFQ's) for any new parts added to the Bill of Materials within the allotted components.
  • Populate Sage System with the price, lead-time and supplier details as necessary.
  • To manage the engineering process, to purchase new parts and ensure the suppliers are supplying to the correct revisions of drawings.
  • Liaise with supplier on delivery key performance indicators - such as shortages, quality & invoice queries.
  • To actively contribute to achieving departmental goals and objectives. Relating to supplier reduction and cost reductions.
  • To initiate supplier agreements and see them through to implementation
  • To actively contribute to New Product Introduction projects.
  • Source new suppliers for items within the allocated commodities.
  • Discuss with suppliers to achieve optimum batch sizes and hence reduce costs.

The Ideal Person

  • Must have experience in a similar role
  • Experience in the Manufacturing industry is preferred
  • Extensive experience of negotiation and writing supplier agreements
  • Strong communication with the ability to build and maintain professional relationships

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

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