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Greater Belfast
Up To £25000 Per Annum + Benefits
2 months ago


VANRATH are delighted to be recruiting for a Buyer for our client a leading manufacturing company based in Lisburn. Reporting directly to the Purchasing Manager you will take a lead role in being a pro-active and valued member of the team.


  • Procurement / buying of direct / indirect materials in line with inventory targets.
  • Raising purchase requisitions and purchase orders for suppliers.
  • Progressing / expediting orders with suppliers to ensure on time deliveries and maintenance of appropriate inventory levels.
  • Validating and implementing MRP outputs.
  • Monitoring supplier performance.
  • Maintenance of supplier schedules in line with demand requirements.
  • Ensuring cost effectiveness of all purchases.
  • Interprets data and provides recommendations and/or defines trends that result in improved inventory holding efficiency.
  • Ensuring the accurate and timely maintenance of all systems and records.
  • Developing and testing systems within the purchasing department.
  • Liaising with suppliers and internal department managers.
  • Developing / maintaining current ISO standards.
  • Provide cover and assistance to colleagues when required.
  • Additional duties which may be required by management from time to time.

The Ideal Person

The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years relevant experience of buying / procurement within an MRP environment. Educated to A level standard with GCSE’s (grade C and above). Experience of purchasing and procurement within a manufacturing or FMCG environment and working knowledge of efficient materials flow and best practice.


  • Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business or similar;
  • Level 4 CIPS Qualification;
  • Previous experience of Navision or similar ERP system.


  • £25,000 per annum
  • Excellent benefits

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Business Support job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Danielle Toman in the strictest confidence on 02890 330 250

Job Reference: DT180219_1550516410

Salary: Up to £25000 per annum + Benefits

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