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  • Job reference: RMS0190273

Buyer / Planner

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: East Midlands
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 02/02/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Through an analytical and logical use of traditional MRP and Lean supply chain management methodologies manage and optimise the incoming material supply chain ensuring adequate and timely supplies to fully support production and new product requirements at highest possible service, minimum inventory and minimum cost

Main Accountabilities
* Analyse and review raw material and finished goods stock levels and co-ordinate supply of materials within defined inventory levels within the area of responsibility
* Liaise with Customer Service, Manufacturing and on issues concerning supply of materials or critical stock levels in order to provide excellent levels of customer service
* Responsible for logistics planning functions regarding supply of materials to and from overseas suppliers and facilities in the area of product line responsibility
* Co-ordinate with Purchasing regarding supplier development and the management of inventory purchases to satisfy customer demand
* Manage JIT/consignment stock agreements with supplier bases
* Manage and resolve problems and discrepancies relating to material control issues
* Responsible for independent decision making regarding materials control functions up to defined limits
* Responsible for providing high levels of customer service
* Work in conjunction with personnel and facilities in the procurement of materials or service provision
* Raise production orders as and when required
* Provide costing information for purchasing enquiries
* Provide reporting and statistical information as and when required
* Provide assistance to other planners as and when required and provide support to cover holidays or absences
* As required by the Team Leader Buyer/Planner
* Other duties may have to be undertaken which will be determined by the Company, taking in to account the current level of responsibilities, experience and capabilities

The Company:
Our client is an Engineering Services company, who are an international technical consultancy, providing a range of services including licence to operate, asset management, manufacturing improvement and capital investment to customers in the chemical, petrochemical, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and consumer industries worldwide

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Good operational understanding and knowledge of purchasing and materials control functionality - Pull and MRP systems
* Computer literate
* Good communication and inter-personnel skills and self-motivation
* Working knowledge of import processing

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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