Production Controller - Buying Assistant

6 days left

MiTek Mezzanine Systems
Kings Hill
£30000 - £35000/annum
21 Sep 2021
28 Sep 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Production Controller - Buying Assistant Kings Hill, West Malling £30,000 - £35,000 bonus and benefits We have an exciting opportunity to join our fast-growing structural engineering company, specialising in steel mezzanine flooring, to work within the purchasing and supply chain management team as a Production Controller. The main purpose of the role is to source, negotiate and purchase the supply of all products and materials required for the mezzanine projects. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years purchasing experience and possess excellent working knowledge of Vendor management and project planning. If you speak an additional European language particularly German, you will stand out from the rest. Non-negotiable skills include excellent office skills; computer literate, confident in speaking to people over the phone and the ability to multi task. You will have a flair for numeracy and the ability to think “outside the box”. A CIPS certification is desirable but not essential for this role, however you will possess strong project management skills, particularly planning and scheduling. You will be able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines. Exposure to having worked within structural steelworks or steel manufacturing, and/or Fabrication would be preferred. Main Duties: To source products and materials from suppliers that are company approved To conduct mini tenders, etenders and negotiate better terms with supply chain in fulfilling purchases on Projects. To plan, produce buying schedules and proactively manage timely execution of purchases for projects. To provide early warning of potential long lead in periods and mitigate these through working closely with the operations team and better planning. To select the most cost-effective sourcing route, working with the Procurement Manager to reduce cost whilst maintaining quality and achieving delivery dates. To confirm delivery times, dates, driver and vehicle information 48hrs prior to delivery. To communicate details of site restrictions, delivery locations, contact details and means of off-loading to supply chain in advance of delivery. To proactively confirm next day deliveries and collections to identify delays and react accordingly. To resolve invoice disputes in a timely and accurate manner. Visit Projects and Supply Chain as requested by the Procurement Manager. The Company Mezzanine International Ltd – part of the MiTeK Berkshire Hathaway’s Mezzanine Systems Division – specialising in the design, manufacture and installation of integrated, future-proofed mezzanine flooring solutions for major logistics and manufacturing centres in the UK and across Europe. Our services maximise space and help optimise storage, warehousing & distribution and production processes for today's evolving businesses. Our customers include Amazon, Dematic, The (url removed), Link 51, Parcelforce, DHL, Sainsbury, Tesco, Lidl, GSK, Rolls Royce, Amec, Arup, Laing O’Rourke, Balfour Beatty and many more. In return you will be a part of a global enterprise who pride themselves on prioritising the development and advancement of their employees. Along with a competitive salary, you can expect a generous bonus scheme, company contributory pension scheme, paid holiday allowance including additional holiday for Christmas, a substantial reward and recognition scheme and the opportunity to be exposed to working within a global work environment

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