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Redruth, Cornwall

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Free Parking, Onsite Canteen

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Would you like to work for one of the world's largest and most prestigious engineering companies?

Acorn by Synergie is proud to be wor...

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Would you like to work for one of the world's largest and most prestigious engineering companies?

Acorn by Synergie is proud to be working with Pall Aerospace to find an experienced Buyer with a background in working in the manufacturing and engineering industry, ideally in Aerospace.

Key position working in the Material team, advocating and executing strategies with purchasing responsibilities that will allow the business to meet on time delivery performance, reduce past due and optimise inventory.

You will have developed specialised skills or is multi-skilled developed through job-related training and considerable on-the-job experience; completes work with a limited degree of supervision; and is likely to act as an informal resource for colleagues with less experience. You will also be able to gather and analyse data to identify and solve problems that arise with little or no precedent.

Working with the Materials manager the position is responsible for the execution of;
* DMS Activities
o Kanban Deployment- Working with PFEP Roadmap and guided by Materials manager, you will become a SME on Kanban deploying the process throughout your site leading Kaizen and daily work. Having a good depth of knowledge in the processes and procedures acting as a technical expert in the procurement area.

You will ensure that Purchase orders are correctly maintained through their life cycle to ensure goods arrive as expected and vendors are paid in line with authorised terms.
o You will be working with Warehouse and Accounts payable teams to monitor and correct erroneous receipts & invoices.
o Providing Subject matter expertise to other Pall Industrial Sites
* Expedites / Confirmation - Utilising IMAG and our SAP system to ensure that critical materials are delivered on time, date are clearly visible and up to date in the system for our planning team, escalating to Materials & Supplier Relationship managers when issues arise.
* Vendor Forecasting - working with the rest of the materials team to provide Sourcing teams and vendors with accurate usage information for our materials to support Heijunka and supplier expectation acceptance.
* Purchase Order Creation and lifecycle management - Daily creation and maintenance of Purchase orders
o Kanban Call Off - Administering the Kanban board and ensuring that POs are sent correctly to our vendors
o Requisition Conversion - Changing System suggestions for MTO items into POs and ensuring they are kept up to date.
o Returns Orders / RMA - Launching required returns POs based on instruction from SQE team
o PO Exception message administration - Cancellations, quantity changes & Expedites

To be considered for the role you will need to be:
* Proficient utilising MS Office, Email and Excel
* Experience working with SAP
* Experience in a Continuous improvement environment
* Experience working in supply chain and/or logistics with various supplier and vendor contacts to ensure materials are delivered on time and in proper condition.
* Experience working in a manufacturing environment and communicating with production operations.
* Ability to remain organised, manage time and properly engage with suppliers and team members.
* Strong communication skills.
* Previous experience expediting materials.
* Functional knowledge of supply chain.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter who can hit the ground running!

This is initially a temporary position with the view to become permanent for the right person, offers a competitive salary and additional benefits if a permanent position is offered.

Please apply directly or for more information please contact Sarah at the Truro branch of Acorn.

Acorn by Synergie acts as an employment business for the supply of temporary workers.

Our specialist consultant
Sarah Langan

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Sarah Langan


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