Senior Buyer

      We have an exciting new opportunity for a Senior Buyer to join our team in Birmingham

      The Ability Matters Group (AMG) is a leading provider of prosthetics, orthotics, wheelchair services & products, serving the needs of more than 75,000 patients at 30 centres across the UK and Ireland.

      Ortho Europe is the manufacturing arm of the Ability Matters Group. Ortho Europe, established in 1990, is a major European manufacturer and distributor of prosthetic and orthotic product. Headquartered in the UK, Ortho Europe also has offices in France and Netherlands and distributors across Europe and the rest of the World.

      Job role summary

      The Senior Buyer will report in to the Purchasing Manager, and support the purchasing team to achieve agreed cost, stock & supplier KPI’s. The role will primarily be focused on ensuring material & inventory availability, and a drive to identify sources of waste and added value opportunities.

      What we can offer

      • Competitive salary
      • Incremental holiday allowance 33 days up to 38 days ( inclusive of bank holidays)
      • Ongoing internal and external training and courses
      • Work laptop and phone
      • Remote working – hybrid working, we are currently working from home with staff attending site from time to time when required.

      What experience you will need:

      • Previous experience of MRP
      • Previous experience working within a supply chain role
      • CIPS level 4 (minimum) is preferable
      • Experience of working within the medical device industry and an understanding of ISO13485 preferable.
      • Experience with working with suppliers to ensure service lead times are achieved
      • Able to build and develop effective relationships, both internal & external with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
      • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of inventory management
      • Demonstrable ability to analyse, review and improve purchasing processes.
      • Precise attention to detail and methodical approach to work

      To apply please send your CV/ covering letter to today for an initial chat.

      Ability Matters Group Limited are an equal opportunities employer, we have a clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all operations of the group.

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