• Location

    Ebbw Vale

  • Sector:

    General Manufacturing

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  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Angela Archer

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  • Consultant:

    Angela Archer




Key Responsibilities:   

  • Managing day to day functions and building supplier relationships
  • Benchmarking and negotiation of products with a focus on reducing cost
  • Researching and reviewing of the supply market in order to identify potential suppliers
  • Managing the scheduling of direct materials in line with requirements using MRP/ERP systems
  • The monitoring and resolution of supplier invoicing issues
  • The evaluation, planning and transfer of supply base consolidation programmes to gain maximum leverage within commodity areas
  • Support the Purchasing Manager the formulation of sourcing strategies to meet the needs of the business

Skills required for this role

  • Preferably degree qualified
  • Member of CIPS desirable
  • Extensive knowledge of purchasing direct, indirect and consumable material
  • Must be familiar with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Material Requirements Planning (MRP) systems
  • Ability to demonstrate problem solving and corrective action development

If you're interested in this position, we suggest you apply immediately as the company will be shortlisting for interview quickly. If you'd like further information give us a call.

This position may also be of interest to a Senior Buyer, Materials Buyer, Purchasing Officer, Assistant buyer, Purchasing Assistant


Due to the high volume of enquiries that we receive, we are not always able to respond to all CVs. If you have not received a response within two weeks, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful in this instance.  Good luck with your application and we’ll look forward to receiving your CV.


We offer a £200 referral if you introduce someone we place - see our website for details www.burnsmanufacturingservices.co.uk