Engineering Stores Person Buyer

Job description

We are currently looking an Engineering Stores Person/Buyer to support two of our client sites in Sheffield and Darley Dale.

As a front facing representative of IESA you will be responsible for ensuring the Stores are maintained to a high standard and take full responsibility for the availability of products of which will be bought both effectively and efficiently in order to deliver savings to the Client. You will also be responsible for the sourcing of ad hoc stock and/or non-stock items as required from new and existing Suppliers in line with agreed Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and internal procedure(s).

This role will require you to have a full clean driving licence and access to your own vehicle, as you will be covering two stores – one in Sheffield and one in Darley Dale. Any travel expenses incurred will be reimbursed.

Your duties will involve

• To source ad hoc stock and/or non-stock items on request of the Client in line with agreed Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and internal procedure(s)
• To assist the Client in the selection of goods and to advise of alternative products where appropriate to negotiate cost reductions
• To liaise directly with the Procurement department with respect to additional product information where necessary
• To process orders as required with the correct procedure
• To consistently deliver exceptional customer service and maintain a professional and courteous relationship with the Client
• To issue stock products to the Client
• To source and make available supplier catalogues and product reference material for the Client
• To expedite all outstanding purchase orders in timely manner when required
• To accurately and efficiently record goods delivered into the stock control system
• To release products on back order for delivery to the Client
• To confirm customer deliveries in a timely manner
• To ensure approved documentation is accurately completed and authorised where necessary
• To complete stock deliveries in line with Company standards (within one working day of receipt of goods)
• To conduct rotational stock checks
• To record stock locations for new products required in store
• To record stock adjustments and to action as appropriate
• To maintain a high level of housekeeping in line with Company standards
• To attend site meetings when required to discuss any issue(s) within store and to follow up appropriately
• To carry out such other duties which are consistent with the nature and responsibilities of the job role

Experience required

• A positive attitude with the ability to deliver excellent Client experience and satisfaction
• A good team player with the ability to respond efficiently and effectively to the needs of the Client
• Strong problem solving skills
• Strong attention to detail with a high level of accuracy
• Exceptional customer service skills
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
• Excellent IT skills (SAP experience desirable but not essential)
• Strong organisational skills

Knowledge Required:
• Working knowledge of Stores, inventory management and stock control systems

About us

IESA is one of Europe’s leading providers of Integrated Supply Solutions to manufacturing industries for the provision of MRO (indirect) products. Our portfolio consists of Procurement Services, Transactional Processing, Stores Management and Inventory Optimisation enabled by industry leading digital platforms. We deliver world class results to world class companies in industries such as Pharmaceuticals, Foods, Beverage, Automotive and Aerospace. We have more than tripled in size over the last six years growing our client spend from £80m to £300m. In May 2018, IESA agreed to be acquired by Electrocomponents plc. (LSE: ECM) are a global omni- channel solutions partner for industrial customers and suppliers. The acquisition of IESA enabled Electrocomponents to enhance and accelerate the group’s value-added services offering, giving it additional capabilities to service corporate customers who choose to outsource their MRO and indirect purchases and inventory management. At the heart of our culture our people are passionate about making a difference every day. We are committed to delivering world-class service to our clients to support our ambitious growth plans. Our values are embedded in our culture which are Champion Change, Render Recognition, Embrace Partnership, Exude Pace and Deliver WOW (CREED) and enable individuals to thrive in our fast-paced environment.


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