Supplier Scheduler/Buyer

  • Location

    Prestwick, South Ayrshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    £15 - £20 per hour + PAYE/LTD/UMBRELLA

  • Contact:

    Louise Wardle

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    9 months

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Supplier Scheduler required to set up and maintain system vendor schedules.

The role involves but is not limited to the following:

Maintain regular communications with both internal and external suppliers and manage this relationship on a day-to-day basis

Manage all issues associated with amendments to schedule including changes to orders

To ensure that MRP system is fully operational and accurate for the area of responsibility, including goods receipt where appropriate.

Apply Inventory Management procedure to optimise value of inventory across the business with minimum risk

Assist in the delivery of team targets in support of the Operational Performance Measures

Ensure non system generated data is kept to a minimum

Ensure impact of any operational / procedural changes on other stakeholders have been discussed and resultant issues resolved before implementation

Comply with HSE Guidelines

Communicate informally with team members as appropriate

Assist in the facilitation and implementation of an improvement plan that enhances:

Supply Chain Management processes through regular reviewing and target setting

Beneficial improvement opportunities in realistic timescales

Maintain an awareness of the evolving manufacturing environment

Maintain key performance metrics against agreed targets

SAP experience preferred but training will be provided.

Aerospace/automotive/manufacturing experience and supplier/vendor planning/scheduling or buying or supply chain assistant or material planner experience preferred.

Hours of work are 7.45 - 4.50 Monday - Thursday, 7.45 - 12.45 Friday.