Senior Buyer / Planner

Job Title: Senior Buyer / Planner
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Northampton, England
Salary: £18 - £19 per hour
Start Date: 2019-08-18
Reference: BH-112986
Contact Name: Clarke Woollam
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 05, 2019 11:22

Job Description

NES Global Talent are working with a global manufacturing company who are looking to engage with a Senior Buyer / Planner to work on a contract basis located in the East Midlands. Our client is looking for someone who can demonstrate competent problem solving and negotiation skills with the ability to build teamwork to accomplish business objectives.

Responsibilities for this role include.  

Work with suppliers to provide right material at the right time and ensure world-class supplier delivery performance 
Develop and deploy consistent processes globally 
Monitor and improve operational metrics
Expedite material and resolve supplier payment issues swiftly 
Partner with the Functional Excellence team to drive automation processes and other value-added services to increase productivity and reduce response times 
Partner with the Strategic Team to drive gross productivity and reduce working capital using ofprocurement tools 
Issue Purchase Orders in accordance with Order Policy to satisfy customer need 
Support the clients Key Delivery Metrics and Inventory goals
Work with suppliers to confirm delivery status and fully manage the Purchase Order Placement process 
Negotiate best possible delivery date from suppliers for short-to-lead-time orders 
Work on invoice resolution as needed 

Essential Experience

Bachelor’s degree with minimum of 3 years of experience in Supply Chain Management 
English fluent speaking and writing required 
Ability to work in a cross functional, team oriented environment 
Superior oral and written communication skills 
Good organisational skills with an ability to prioritise 
Good knowledge in SAP and MS Office