April 19, 2024
£30000 - £30000

Job Description

Are you looking to work for a company doing something truly incredible, disruptive and exciting? Now is your chance! Intelligent Growth Solutions (IGS) was founded in 2013 and has brought together decades of farming and engineering experience to create a market-leading agritech business with a vision to revolutionise indoor growing.

Over the last decade, IGS has built its reputation as a leading global provider of vertical farming technology, and is now looking to recruit an experienced Buyer to join the team.

Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, the Buyer will support the Purchasing Department and Supply Chain function. Working with a team of experienced professionals to ensure that we have the right components, in the right place, at the right time. Vertical farms use 100s of component parts and systems so this will be fast paced and busy role.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Issue requests for quotes and select best source consistent with cost, quality and delivery requirements on specified items.
  • Through execution of MRP responsible for purchase order placement, managing suppliers on a daily basis, creating and maintaining strong supplier relationships.
  • Create and maintain delivery schedules, overseeing the supply and delivery of products. Monitor/adjust material requirements in accordance with customer demand, rescheduling Purchase Orders as required.
  • Purchase Order Monitoring – Progress delivery of orders expediting as required, maintaining accurate delivery dates on ERP System.
  • Act as a liaison between suppliers and involved departments to resolve procurement related problems.
  • Identify key purchasing criteria for each product being sourced and maintain Part Master Data on MRP/ERP system . e. Price, Leadtime, MOQ, MPQ etc.
  • Resolve discrepancies between purchase orders and receipt documents and invoices, authorising payment for purchases by reviewing related documentation.
  • Maintain appropriate inventory levels consistent with targeted inventory goals as set by management.

We are looking for an experienced Buyer coming from an engineered products or manufacturing type background. This will suit candidates from electro-mechanical product or component design and manufacturing, electronics (defence and CEM), medical devices and possibly sheet metal and steel fabrication. Commodity experience in metal, plastics or electronic components and sub-assemblies would be helpful.

IGS is focused on delivering innovative solutions to enable our customers to sustainably grow high-quality crops all year round. This is made possible by a highly inclusive, empowered, constructive, challenging and team-driven culture. However, we are still a business and people like you deserve to be well rewarded for your passion, energy, commitment and effort. Your base salary (£30-35k DOE) is accompanied by core benefits including; 7 weeks’ holiday, solid pension, opt in Private Health Care, company sick pay, Income Protection, Life Assurance x 4 of basic salary, Lifestyle & Recognition benefits and personal development/training funding.

Please apply via our website.