Expeditor/Junior Buyer

  • Job Reference: 00000577-1
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2021
  • Recruiter: DW Windsor
  • Website: https://www.dwwindsor.com/
  • Location: Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

DW Windsor Group is recognised globally as a leading manufacturer of exterior lighting equipment, powered by people with a shared passion for light and committed to delivering outstanding service to its customers.  We are currently looking for a likeminded, driven Expeditor/Junior Buyer to join our team in Hoddesdon.

The main purpose of the role is to provide support to the Purchasing/Sourcing/Buying functions, with a primary focus on expediting materials to meet Production Plans/Schedules and support the reduction in inventory levels.

 Key responsibilities:

 Liaise with Buyers, Planner/Scheduler and Production to identify gaps and delivery issues;

  • Pro-actively expedite the timely delivery of goods and services to meet business requirements;
  • Pull in orders in line with Customer requirements;
  • Create delivery plans for the warehouse team;
  • Liaise with suppliers with regards to deliveries;
  • Ensure delivery issues are communicated and resolved;
  • Responsible for purchasing consumables and stationery;
  • Raise purchase orders to domestic and international suppliers in line with MRP demand;
  • General purchasing admin duties.

     The Ideal candidate will: 

  • Have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a Purchasing/Production/Manufacturing environment;
  • Have experience using MRP/ERP system;
  • Have good IT skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office, in particular Excel;
  • Have a high level of accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Have excellent written & verbal communication skills;
  • Be driven, motivated & organised;
  • Have the ability to take ownership of tasks and prioritise workload;
  • Be enthusiastic and willing to get involved in every aspect of purchasing, be a confident communicator and all-round team player.