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  • Location: Basildon
  • Salary: £Comp+Bens per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 14 days ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Purchasing and procurement
  • Contact: Paul Branton
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01268 455525
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 25 August 2022
  • Job Ref: 62361

A great opportunity to join an automotive engineering and manufacturing company as a Buyer based at their facility in Basildon. You will be have two main areas of focus - Purchase Acquisition and Cost Analysis.

What you'll be doing:

  • Raising of Purchase Orders, working with other departments to align costs and timings
  • Monitoring of supply chains to maintain supply and overcome barriers to supply
  • Manage inventory levels based on established supply strategy, goals, and related products
  • Review of costs to obtain savings, evaluating orders and volumes to find opportunities
  • Analysing existing supply chains to discover cost saving opportunities through re-sourcing elsewhere

Skills helpful for the role:

  • Previous experience of working within a purchasing role i.e. purchasing admin/assistant
  • Experience of cost analyst work and budget management
  • Previous experience of using ERP systems for raising orders/supplier admin is desirable
  • Confident user of MS Office suite particularly Excel

What you'll get:

  • £Competitive
  • Pension

No Certificate of Sponsorship is available for this role. If you have experience within a Purchasing or Buying function and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Buyer role, please contact Paul Branton at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01268 455525.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.