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Buyer / Production Planner

Kent - Salary TBC

We are seeking a Buyer/Planner to work for a technology manufacturer in Kent.

Key areas of responsibility:

• Provisioning the components, sub-assemblies, services and materials required for live production orders passing through the factory
• Raising purchase orders, expediting deliveries, monitoring supplier capacity and performance.
• Preparation of RFQ communications including distributing drawings and specifications to supply chain partners.
• Monitoring and issuing of production stock, maintenance of stock record information and stock valuation data.

Skills and experience required:

• A graduate technology professional with an appreciation of electro mechanical components, sub-assemblies, processes and materials. Ideally holding a degree pertinent to manufacturing and or production engineering
• Comfortable reading and interpreting engineering drawings, able to communicate specifications and requirements to suppliers.
• Capable of presenting a professional and measured approach when dealing with suppliers.
• Commercially aware with clear and strong negotiating skills.
• Good IT skills, experience of handling data in MS Excel would be useful
• Comfortable working to deadlines in a timely and efficient manner
• Capable of demonstrating excellent communication skills (Verbal & Written) with suppliers, partners and colleagues.
• A reliable self-starter, able to work independently or as part of a team.
• A car driver with valid licence
• Must already hold appropriate status to live and work within the UK



Buyer cips Procurement Administrator Procurement Coordinator Procurement Assistant Procurement Manager Procurement Officer procurement specialist strategic procurement Purchasing Administrator Purchasing purchasing Assistant Purchasing Manager raising purchase order purchasing specialist manufacturing planner production planner production planning manufacturing planning

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