Buying Professional

  • Location
    Caernarfon, Gwynedd
  • Salary
    £ 120 - £ 160 / Day
  • Category
    Procurement & Supply Chain - Buyer / Puchasing
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Procurement and Supply Chain
  • External Reference
    JN-062019-71407

We are currently recruiting a Buying Professional to join a well-known, global company based in Llanberis.


This is a 12-month fixed term position to provide maternity cover.



Role responsibilities:

- Plan, organise and co-ordinate purchases of materials by using the systems available to ensure timely delivery.
- Resolve complex delivery, quality or other related problems with purchases and invoices
- Negotiate prices and quality requirements with direct material suppliers
- Perform value analysis to identify potential cost improvements and develop cost saving proposals
- Co-ordinate activities to ensure sufficient batches of raw materials are in stock to meet conformance and manufacturing requirements in line with Production Plans
- Support sourcing, supplier selection, evaluation, and other supplier management activities in line with global and local policies and procedures
- Liaise with manufacturing departments in sourcing of materials, on new projects or during research in to alternative suppliers / materials and ensure risk mitigation strategies are considered.
- Perform various SAP routines to ensure data integrity and produce various reports to support operational needs
- Establish good working relationships with internal customers & external partners to optimise the material flow process
- Perform work in compliance with established procedures and ensure all quality records, as defined within the Quality System, are completed according to the required standards and in a timely manner
- Complies with all company EHS and Quality policies and procedures at all times. Highlights any real potential EHS and Quality issues to management in a timely manner.



Previous experience in a production environment is essential.

Experience of SAP and Chemical/Biological purchasing is an advantage.

Occasional travel may be required.


If you are interested please apply directly to this advert or call 01244 346674 for further information.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Please apply with your CV to: Pippa Shaw