Offers “Adecco UK Limited”

14 days agoAdecco UK Limited

Key Account Buyer/Planner

  • Birmingham (City and Borough of Birmingham)

Job description

·  Location
Birmingham, West Midlands
·  Salary
£ 25000 - £ 30000 / Year
·  Job type
·  Industry
Purchasing and Procurement
·  External Reference
·  Category
Procurement & Supply Chain - Buyer / Puchasing

We are currently recruiting for an fantastic opportunity as a Key Account Buyer/Planner to join our client, based in Birmingham.


·  Location: Birmingham

·  Full Time: Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 16:45 (16:30 on a Friday) with a one hour lunch break

·  Salary: up to £30,000 depending on experience

·  Office based roleonly

·  22 days holiday + bank holidays

·  Prospect for an immediate start


·  Responsible for flagship account and working to exceptionally high levels of work

·  Plan and schedule via MRP Exception Messages

·  Manage Purchasing Master Data for the Commodity to ensure price and lead times are accurate maintained

·  Create new part Request for Quotations (RFQ's)

·  Ensure Purchase Orders (External and Intercompany) are placed in a timely manner to achieve request date and maintain customer satisfaction

·  Manage Purchase and Invoice Price Variance reports (PPV) for commodity

·  Vendor Expediting to maintain accurate delivery information

·  Resolve Supplier Quality Notifications

·  Regular liaison with suppliers, warehouse and internal teams

·  Support the communication of shipment delays and escalations as appropriate via use of x/l tracking sheet


·  Minimum of 3 years Buyer/Planner/Imports experience

·  You have previous experience in a Supply Chain environment, preferably in a similar position

·  Experience in Automotive & Fastener industry

·  IT competence, working knowledge of MRP systems and Microsoft Office

·  Some level of understanding of technical drawings is a plus

·  Excellent Verbal and Written communication skills at all levels

·  Expediting and negotiation skills, strong in decision making, prioritizing, problem-solving and work within strict deadlines and under pressure

·  Strong individual with exceptional organisation skills

·  CIPS desirable, but not essential

Please submit your CV as soon as possible to be considered for this vacancy.

Interviews will be taking place immediately with an outlook to start as soon as possible!

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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