Buyer / Expeditor - 6 Month Contract - Engineering

Location: East Sussex, England Salary: £15 - £25 per hour +
Sector: Engineering Type: Contract

Buyer / Expeditor

6 Month Contract

East Sussex

An Engineering company in Eastbourne are seeking a Buyer / Expeditor. Additional purchasing and expediting resource is required to expedite overdue purchase orders and assist in improving the site delivery performance. Additional support is required in managing a number of re-sourcing projects in order to meet site objectives.

Reporting to the procurement manager, the role will be based at Eastbourne.

  • The candidate will be expected to be proactive and communicate with internal customers as well as suppliers.
  • The role will include regular monitoring of material demand fluctuation and supplier lead times to minimise impact on the manufacturing cells and customer service levels.
  • The role will include daily review of production shortages and overdue purchase orders.
  • The MRP Purchase order report will be reviewed daily and orders placed as required.
  • Supplier delivery performance will be reviewed each Month and review meetings organised for those suppliers falling below agreed KPI's.
  • The candidate will be responsible for a supplier spend of around £1.0 million and be expected to identify year on year cost reduction opportunities.


Minimum of 3 years experience within manufacturing organisation. Minimum 2 years experience working in a purchasing or materials management role. Previous experience using SAP or other ERP / MRP systems

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Huxley, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP | Registered office | 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC387148 England and Wales