The Exact Group operates from a 72,000 sq. ft modern facility on the outskirts of Newry, County Down. Operating in two distinct areas, Composites and CNC, the company offers a range of high-quality services, primarily providing a Rapid Response (Speed Shop) service to a range of industries.
Due to continued growth, we are currently recruiting a Buyer to join our growing and experienced team.
Key responsibilities include:
- Raising POs for raw materials and component parts
- Identification and assessment of new vendors
- Expediting supplier deliveries and negotiating with suppliers to achieve improvement on lead times
- Working proactively to resolve any supply issues with the overall objective of improving OTIF
- Negotiating pricing and other terms with suppliers to improve cost base and deliver savings
- Maintaining accurate purchasing data within the system
- Completing supplier reviews – monitoring and reporting on supplier delivery & quality performance
- Demonstrable experience in a Purchasing role, preferably two years in a Buyer role within the engineering/manufacturing sector
- Experience working in a time-critical manufacturing or engineering environment
- Strong communication, negotiation and influencing skills
- Demonstrable analytical and problem-solving skills
- An understanding of MRP and experience issuing purchase orders
- Proficient in the use of Excel together with accounts packages e.g. Sage
- Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
- The ability to work well under pressure and to time-critical deadlines
- Good attitude
- Conscientious and responsible
- Comfortable working in a team-based environment
- Negotiable dependent on experience
- Excellent conditions
- Good team environment
Job Reference: Buyer 2021
Job Type: Full time, Permanent
Location: 7 – 9 Craigmore Mill Industrial Estate, Craigmore Road, Newry Co Down. BT35 6JR.
Salary: Commensurate with experience. A competitive package and salary will be provided to the successful candidate.
To apply for this role, please forward a copy of your CV to email@example.com.