As our activity grows, including the growth of our new Factory, this position will provide support to the Company’s supply chain activity through managing all activity in relation to ordering and expediting purchased items, ensuring the business maintains an adequate supply of necessary materials.

The Role

Liaising with the Company’s factory and its manufacturing partner, undertaking all required administration and ensuring compliance to relevant regulations, key responsibilities will include:

Purchasing

  • Running MRP and purchasing components in line with Buyers actions
  • Raising purchase orders on SAGE and confirming acknowledgements received
  • Expediting deliveries
  • Managing transport of materials, where required
    • including managing international shipments from suppliers
  • Ensuring correct booking-in of stock
  • Managing proofs of delivery and reconciling to purchase orders
  • Monitoring stock levels
  • Building relationships with suppliers to assist with supplier lead reductions
  • Providing input to production meetings to ensure material availability in support of production requirements
  • Ensure the MRP system is set up correctly in terms of MOQ’s, lead times and buffer stock

General

  • Processing stock movements and scrap notes

The Person

Essential requirements:

  • Experienced in working in the purchasing function of a manufacturing organisation, processing purchase orders, stock monitoring and expediting.
  • General secondary or vocational qualifications (e.g. GCSEs, BTEC Certificate..) including Maths and English

Desirable requirements:

  • Working in a consumer electronics supply chain function
  • Knowledge of international shipping requirements
  • HNC/HND or equivalent in a business-related or technical discipline

In addition, the successful candidate must have the following attributes

  • Organised and methodical
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to interpret complex data
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Able to clearly communicate requirements
  • Able to set priorities and work to deadlines
  • Pro-active, with a problem-solving approach to issue

To Apply: please send your CV to: recruitment@cyden.com, quoting ‘Purchaser/Expeditor’ in the subject line