Our client is expanding their offices in Amsterdam and are looking for a fulltime Buyer to support their team.
Main Purpose of Role : This role will play an active part in supporting the purchasing function of the company, dealing with the placement of day-to-day purchase orders, shortages, expediting and problem solving.
Close co-operation will be required with other members of the purchasing & manufacturing teams to ensure that our products are delivered to customers on time.
Main Responsibilities & Key Tasks :
Placing orders on key approved suppliers using ERP, MRP, Kanban orders and other Ad hoc demand
Progressing orders on supply chain as required
Raising reject notes
Monitoring of various internal buffer reports
Assisting to resolve invoice queries
Liaison with all levels of the Business as required
Data Integrity / maintenance of required records & documentation
Supporting logistics matters
Other Ad hoc Purchasing and general tasks
Quality and Environmental :
Compliance with the requirements of the documented business management systems through adherence to Quality and Environmental processes, procedures and policies.
Participation in audits as required (internal, Customer and certification).
Health and Safety :
Compliance with the latest revisions of the Company’s Health and Safety Handbook, Policy, Health and Safety legislation and any other relevant laws and guidance.
Training, Learning and Development :
Training and development opportunities will be given.
Authority : Not applicable
Reporting Structure : Reports directly to Netherlands Senior Buyer
Knowledge and Skills :
Good interpersonal & communication skills, both written and verbal
Fluent in spoken and written English
Good level of numeracy
Good problem solving capability
High levels of self-motivation
Good negotiation skills
Good IT skills and good knowledge of Excel and other MS Office software
Ability to work under pressure and use own initiative and can also work as part of a close-knit team.
This job description sets out the main dimensions of the role it describes and does not necessarily identify all individual tasks, which may be open to change to meet operational needs.
Job title : Buyer
Department : Purchasing (Dutch offices)
Reporting to : Netherlands Senior Buyer
Location : Beautifully located in the heart of Amsterdam, with Amsterdam Central Station at 15 minutes walking distance.