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Southport

Production/Stock Control

£20000 - £27000 per annum

Job Ref: 32182

General Engineering and Manufacturing

Purchasing, Supply Chain and Logistics

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Materials Team Lead/Materials Buyer


Position: Materials Team Lead/Materials Buyer, Southport, Liverpool

Salary: £20,000 – £27,000 depending on level of experience

Key experience: Purchase Orders, Quotations, IT Savvy/ERP/MRP/SAP, Material Forecasting, Inventory Control

(Would also consider candidate applications from Expediting, Purchasing, Buying, Production/Stock Control, Production Planning, Inventory Planning, Materials Control/Planning, or similar areas of Manufacturing/Production with expediting/purchasing experience)  

We have an exciting opportunity for a Materials Team Lead to join a growing business in the manufacturing and engineering sector. As the Materials Team Lead you should have a good understanding and knowledge of modern purchasing and supplier development principles and practices. Be able to demonstrate sound commercial awareness, with a good understanding and knowledge of modern material management principle and practices. The Materials Team Lead will need to have good communication skills and demonstrates good negotiating skills.

Key responsibilities and experience required for the Materials Team Lead:

  • Previous experience of dealing with Quotations and Purchase Orders.
  • Experience dealing with the purchase of materials, sub-assemblies and related parts.
  • Confident with using IT, Windows, Spreadsheets etc.
  • Ensure a suitable and robust process is in place to manage the effectiveness of supplier performance.
  • Previous experience using an ERP, MRP or SAP system for material forecasting, monitoring and controlling inventory levels.
  • Experience of raising purchase orders, expediting, receiving materials, and reconciliations.
  • Good investigative skills, following up paper trails, chasing suppliers & orders etc
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Some prior experience within a team leader/supervisory position.

If you have the required experience as a Materials Team Lead, please click on the link to apply.

Cartisian Technical Recruitment is a specialist recruitment agency sourcing engineers for Automation, Software and Electronics, Automotive, General Engineering & Manufacturing sectors.

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