A well-established, professional Sheet Metal Manufacturing company are seeking a Buyer to join their team in Birmingham on a Permanent basis. Paying a starting salary of £26,000 - £30,000 per annum (Dependent on experience).
Our client established in 1967 are industry leaders in manufacturing a diverse range of precision sheet metal components, predominantly into the Automotive industry. They provide a variety of solutions and pride themselves on keeping the majority of the manufacturing process in house.
They are now looking for a Buyer to join their growing commercial team. This role focuses on purchasing and supplier relationships. Working as the Buyer your will be a key point of contact with our suppliers and has full responsibility for making sure that all production materials are available.
Buyer duties and responsibilities:
Purchasing to contracts - Working with all departments in the business to ensure all materials are available when required and in the correct quantities.
Setting up Kanban systems for repeat requirements
Liaising and negotiating with all suppliers - Including supplier meetings/visits
Producing KPI (Key Performance Indicator) information for purchasing activities
The ideal Buyer will have:
Must have previous experience working in a Buyer role or similar Purchasing role.
Must be able to read an engineering drawing.
Must have Good Analytical skills and attention to detail.
Must have good Communication skills.
Must be Computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office.
Experience with Radan E2i (Advantageous)
Knowledge of sheet metal materials and the manufacturing processes associated such as laser cutting, press braking and welding. (Advantageous)
Monday - Thursday 7am - 4pm Friday 7am - 12pm
£26,000 - £30,000 per annum