Buyer/Materials Handler, Jobs, Scotland, Stirling & Falkirk, 6166

Engineering, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Recruitment

Buyer/Materials Handler - Stirling & Falkirk

Engineering & Manufacturing - Purchasing/Procurement
Ref: 6166 Date Posted: Tuesday 09 Apr 2019
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Nine Twenty Engineering & Manufacturing are delighted to be assisting with our growing client's organisation as they are on the look out for focused and talented individuals to grow with them in their Medical Device Manufacturing environment making a significant contribution to the Supply Chain Team.

The successful candidate will be part of the Operations team and reporting to the Supply Chain Manager. You will be mainly focused on R&D support, ensuring the Purchase, receipt, storage and issuing of materials is executed in line with GxP and local SOP’s, you will carry out your duties to a high level of compliance, while maintaining good housekeeping and excellent customer service.

Responsibilities of the role:

  • Work with the Supply Chain Manager to source new materials and suppliers.
  • Negotiation with key Suppliers of newly sourced Materials and Components.
  • Act as an interface between suppliers and other relevant departments at Manor Loan.
  • Work with the Supply Chain Manager to implement and maintain adequate Procurement, Receipt, Storage, Handling and Material Movement processes for the Manor Loan site.
  • Performing all activities required, from procurement of goods, receipt, storage and then delivery of the goods to point of use.
  • Maintain a high levels of stock control within the stores area and supporting warehouses.
  • Maintaining all electronic systems and documentation in accordance with SOP’s.
  • Maintain an excellent level of housekeeping and organisation within the stores areas.
  • Ensure all waste streams are maintained and that waste is disposed of according to regulations.
  • Act as the interface between internal stakeholders and Supply Chain to manage goods, appropriate storage based on stock levels and demand fluctuations.
  • Work with the Supply Chain Manager to ensure compliance with quality and regulatory standards.
  • Work with the Supply Chain Manager to support continuous improvement activities,  improve performance and drive down purchasing costs.
  • Effective management of QMS documentation (Quality Events, Change Control etc)
  • Develop KPI’s across the Supply Chain group.
  • Build maintain and manage Supplier relationships and communication.

Skills required for the role:

  • Proven experience of working in a smaller role.
  • Experience of working in a highly regulated environment.
  • Experience in a quality driven manufacturing working environment is mandatory.
  • Good Supplier Negotiation skills.
  • Stores and Inventory management experience, FIFO, FEFO, Kanban and working with chemicals or temperature controlled materials.
  • Assertive, resilient and able to adapt to change in a fast paced environment.
  • Attention to detail and with a high level of accuracy.
  • Experience in using an ERP system, preferably Netsuite.
  • Experience in data management including a working understanding of KPIs and metrics Experience in a medical device Manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in using an ERP system
  • Stores experience in a Medical Device environment.
  • A track record of developing a continuous improvement culture.
  • Lean Manufacturing (5S) is beneficial.
  • Possesses a current Counterbalance Fork Lift Licence.
  • Good Communication skills
  • EH&S Awareness.

If you feel you hve the right skills and experience for this position, please apply directly via our website.