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    £34000 - £38000 per annum

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    Adam Marriott

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If you are a Purchaser, this is an ideal opportunity to get into the rail industry working for a rapidly expanding Rail company based in Croydon. They are currently seeking a Purchaser to join them on a permanent basis


As a Purchaser you will be working on a 36.5 hour working week Monday to Friday, with a salary banding of £34000 to £38000 depending on experience


As a Purchaser, task will include:

· Checking the MRP messages on a regular basis and placing the orders accordingly to cover demand and safety stock requirement.

· Ensure promised dates and planned dates for parts are accurate and meet requirements by regular liaison with internal and external suppliers.

· Updating materials requirements and usage trackers to provide ordering information for Purchasing Team.

· Dealing directly with workshop supervision and stores to ensure consumable materials are available at the right time.

· Highlighting potential material issues well in advance of them becoming critical to allow Project Management and Purchasing Team to rectify

· Consult with end users within the Company to ensure that supplied materials are fully responsive to the specified need and fully supportive of all quality requirements.

· Co-ordination with Engineering on any engineering change matters that may impact the suitability of materials procured for the project to ensure

· Ensure inventory levels are optimised whilst ensuring availability of materials.


Requirements for a Purchaser would be:

· Experience of working in an Engineering (mechanical) environment is essential.

· Experience of purchasing from subcontract manufacturing companies is essential.

· Experience of an ERP system essential, Navision ERP system desirable (but not essential as training will be given

· Understanding of engineering drawings.

· Experience of initiating, negotiating, finalising and formalising product procurement

· Must possess a strong customer service orientation and sense of urgency whilst working in an organised manner


Benefits for the Purchaser role include:

· 20 days holiday (pro rata)

· Annual Bonus (pro rata on year of joining)

· Life Assurance 3 x Salary

· Pensions 3% EE and 6% ER

· Private Health Care

· Dental Scheme


If you are a Purchaser and looking for your next exciting opportunity, contact me now to discuss further.