Buyer / Procurement Officer / Purchaser - Manufacturing

£23000 per annum
22 Feb 2017
22 Mar 2017
Alanna Doyle
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Buyer (Engineering based background)

Location: Dunfermline, Scotland

Salary: circa £23,000 per annum

Full Time: Full Time, Permanent

Due to expansion an exciting opportunity for an experienced Buyer has arisen within an established manufacturing company who are leaders in their field.


The objective is to help the company deliver better performance through increased efficiencies, productivity and profitability while reducing waste.

As a Buyer you will be responsible for:

* Managing all purchasing requirements to ensure that demands are met.
* Liaise with supply chain to ensure on time deliveries and reduce lead times.
* Ensure all non-conformance issues are resolved.
* Take part in development of purchasing processes to drive efficiencies.
* Attend meetings with suppliers and clients.
* Review supply agreements performance and compliance to ensure quality and continuity of supply.
* Report analysis of purchasing data.
* Create a direct correlation between production and procurement so inconsistencies in processes are highlighted as they occur.
* Research materials, competitor trends, market intelligence and alternative sources.

The Position

Experience within the commercial vehicle body building industry is not essential; however it would be beneficial if the candidates are from a manufacturing background. Key skills and comprehensive knowledge and experience of the following are essential.

* Competent across Microsoft Office
* Experience with SAGE 1000 would be advantageous.
* Background within a fast paced purchasing environment.
* Proven track record in negotiation.
* Strong purchasing experience.
* Strong problem solving skills.

The Company

Based in Dunfermline in Scotland, our Client is part of the UK`s premier manufacturing group for temperature controlled trailers and rigid vehicles. Having been in business for 40 years on the current site the company continues to meet the needs of some of the biggest temperature controlled logistics providers in Europe. They believe in rewarding the best therefore the remuneration package is generous.

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Candidates with relevant experience or job titles of; Buyer, Purchaser, Commercial Vehicle Body Buyer, Commercial Vehicle Body Purchaser, Quote Analyser, Supply Chain Coordinator, Procurement Officer, Supply Chain Buyer, Engineering Buyer, Mechanical Drawing Experience, Procurement Executive, Strategic Buyer, Sourcing Officer will also be considered for this role.