Operations Buyer

Full Time
Llangeinor, UK


As the Operations Buyer in the Procurement team, you will report directly into the Senior Operations Buyer. You will
embrace working as a team and possess a strong will to succeed. You will lead the day-2-day activities for all procurement
and estimating requirements within the Operations function. You will ensure that all materials and services are delivered
on time and in full to meet material requirements planning MRP demand.


  • Raise all Purchase orders for goods, materials and services in line with MRP and Non-stock business demand, ensuring
    consistent quality, on time in full and cost performance KPIs are met
  • Analyse stock usage to ensure resourcing and stock holding decisions meet the business needs
  • Work proactively within the MRP system, utilizing the available various reports and information from suppliers to
    provide effective visibility to the business of any supply issues
  • Based on supplier quotes, provide up to date information on material costs, suppliers, MOQs, MOVs and lead times
  • Negotiate best price with suppliers
  • Ensure products are quoted accurately
  • Ensure new costing requests are completed and returned to support sales function demand.
  • Ensure that all annualised productivity targets are achieved to support FY plans
  • Work with Senior Operations Buyer to develop supplier relationships and ensure supplier KPI’s are successfully

critical skills required FOR THE ROLE:

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work as part of a team
  • Proven background of developing strong relationship with suppliers to achieve best results
  • Determined character, with the ability to achieve objectives and have a results orientated approach
  • High standard of numeracy skills


  • Supply Chain experience (preferably +3 years)
  • Experience of negotiating with suppliers
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of (ERP) systems
  • IT literate with excellent knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint

If you are interested in applying for this role, please submit your CV/Application form to [email protected] no later than 5.00 p.m. on Thursday 13th June 2024.

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