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Raw Materials Buyer

 
Created on 12/02/2019 @ 09:56
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TEXPLAN MANUFACTURING LTD

RAW MATERIALS BUYER

We currently have a vacancy for a permanent full-time Raw Materials Buyer within the Purchasing department at Texplan Manufacturing Ltd, Unit 40 on the Mochdre Industrial Estate, Newtown.

The successful candidate will be responsible for sourcing goods to the value of £5 million per annum. Orders are received from Laura Ashley for stocked and made to measure products on a monthly and daily basis, it is an essential part of this role that the nominated 6 to 8 weeks stock cover for raw materials is achieved.

The job holder must sustain good relationships with all suppliers and ensure that fluctuations in demand are managed, and optimum stock levels are maintained.

The sourcing of alternative suppliers is also required so that supply chain disruptions are kept to a minimum and the best cost per unit and quality can be achieved.

Whilst not directly involved in the buying relationship with printed fabric suppliers this position provides support to the Purchasing Manager in terms of order administration and progress chasing for this product category worth in excess of £3 million p.a.

The successful candidate must possess excellent communication skills, have the ability to forge relationships with internal and external suppliers and colleagues at all levels within the business. Applicants should be well motivated individuals with a calm, methodical approach to work. A good working knowledge of the Microsoft package is essential.

To apply for this role please send your CV and covering letter to the HR Dept, Unit E, Vastre Enterprise Park, Newtown, Powys SY16 1DZ or email newtownvacancies@lauraashley.com

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