Senior Buyer

Job Reference: WM – 2127

Location: Powys

Salary: £32,000 - £36,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Senior Buyer


  • Utilising EPICOR MRP system to action purchases and to actively expedite existing orders and deliveries
  • Negotiating with current and future suppliers to ensure that best price agreements are achieved.
  • Undertaking resource planning to ensure that material, sub-components and tooling are available at the correct time for all production requirements.
  • Working alongside Production and Design teams to assist in sourcing required materials, services and where necessary organise sub-contractors
  • Project manage the drive to capacity planning and scheduling
  • Ensure efficient purchasing of outsourced products and services
  • Expedite supplier purchase orders
  • Ensure optimum supplier agreements
  • Regularly review product information
  • Modify BOMs
  • To undertake resource planning

About You:

  • Knowledge and experience using EPICOR or similar MRP systems is essential.
  • Manufacturing Experience is essential
  • Engineering Experience is essential
  • Good Written and Oral Communication Skills
  • Problem Solving Abilities – Ability to Work and Make Decisions Under Pressure
  • Time Management Skills
  • People Person
  • Ability to Work as Part of a Team
  • Knowledge of Mechanical/Electrical Assemblies

Job Application:

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply to send a copy of your full CV – or call us now.

Whilst this position may not be of interest to you or suit your skills and experience, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with a member of the team at Willcox Matthews to understand how we can support you.

We receive a large number of applications for all of our positions – Therefore, if you have not received a response within 10 working days, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK