Buyer - Gateshead

Tyne & Wear
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Date Posted:
12 Oct 2018
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 Buyer - Gateshead - up to £28,000

Job Description: 

As a Buyer, you will be a key member working across the Planning and Purchasing functions. The role will require a dynamic, driven and flexible person who can carry out a multitude of Buying activities. These tasks will consist of, but exceed, expediting delivery of material from suppliers, expediting bought in parts from suppliers, procurement of consumable items and support of any buying requirements as and when they are needed. This role will require a person with excellent communication and coordination skills, who will engage and develop relationships with key stakeholders such as Planners, Production staff, Quality control, Assembly staff, Stores personnel and Logistics, and will be part of a closed loop communication to Sales. Your quality information will improve the delivery of goods through the supply chain, to support the site in maximising overall on time delivery performance.  Developing our business goes hand in hand with developing our people’s skills; with the support of the Gateshead management team you will be open to career progression and continued self-development in order to reach personal and business goals. 



  • Ensure all company policies surrounding purchasing, health & safety, quality requirements and housekeeping are met
  • Processing of Consumable orders in-line with production requirements on a daily / monthly basis.
  • Processing of Monthly Consumable scheduled orders for Packaging.
  • Processing of Monthly Service orders.
  • Expedite when required all purchased items (Subcontract, Bought Out Components, Raw Materials & Consumables), working with Buyers, Suppliers, Goods Inward and Stores departments to ensure goods are processed as required.
  • Assisting other Buyers with procurement of any MRP demands, as required.
  • Review of Purchase Order Acknowledgements to ensure goods are being supplied in line with Purchase Order requirements.
  • Working with Buyers to process / reduce the number of Invoice Queries received.
  • Ensure suppliers deliver correct certification with every delivery.
  • Support when required the updating of Sales Orders with information relating to supply of Parts, to ensure OTIF.
  • Assist with the creation of PO’s for sub contract demands.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels.
  • Represent the organization in a responsible and professional manner.
  • Compile and Monitor all relevant KPIs, to ensure they are being met.
  • Any other duties that may be required to commensurate with the grade of the job.
Please send your CV if you are suitable for the role. Interviews immediate