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Buyer/Planner (Maternity Leave Cover)

Omagh, NIR, GB

Are you an experienced supply chain professional interested in working for a global engineering organization? Are you looking for a challenging but rewarding opportunity with a business that promotes professional development? If so Terex may have the opportunity for you?


We are currently recruiting for a Buyer/ Planner to join our purchasing team in our Omagh site to cover a maternity leave which we anticipate to be approximately 12 months. This is an exciting opporunity to gain experience in the buyer's role within a large, dynamic team



Main Duties & Responsibilities


  • Schedule flow of Production parts to meet daily Production demand.

  • Interpret and implement Sales and Operational Plans

  • Manage a portfolio of suppliers, developing and maintaining successful supplier relationships.

  • Release of orders to the supplier network based on current demand.

  • Provide supplier forecasts based on latest S&OP information.

  • Continuously improve forecasting techniques for long lead items, optional parts and kanban supply.

  • Provide accurate and timely monthly reports - identify business risks and opportunities.

  • Push for improved Supplier performance and challenge to reduce supplier lead times.

  • Provide analysis and suggest actions on current stock holding in relation to existing E&O reports.

  • Work with suppliers to help them support our Production/Quality expectations with view to cost reduction opportunities.

  • Manage supplier Engineering Change pricing, scheduling and implementation.

  • Maintain accurate supplier pricing.

  • Issue and Management of Tenders, Resourcing and Cost Saving Projects.

  • Support Production and attend morning lineside meeting as part of Manufacturing Area Teams.

  • Administration tasks associated with job role.

  • Perform additional duties at the request of the Purchasing Manager.


Experience and Qualifications



  • Educated to HND Level in a relevant discipline.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in Material Planning/Purchasing
  • Demonstrate experience of SAP, Oracle Demand Planning or other software related to demand planning
  • Good mathematical & analytical skills
  • Strong Communication Skills both verbal and written.
  • Good IT skills with demonstrable experience of MS Office especially MS Excel Intermediate Level


  • Demonstrate proficiency in statistics, forecasting and forecasting methods with an understanding of their financial and operational impact.
  • CIPS Qualified or equivalent
  • Demonstrate examples of Cost Savings Projects and Tender experience 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Highest level of integrity, respect, honesty and trust
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Good Business Acumen
  • Self-motivated with high energy to drive for results
  • Must be able to work in a team environment and take a lead role on projects.
  • Ability to prioritise workload to meet deadlines in Manufacturing Environment
  • Negotiation skills
  • Customer focus
  • Dependable and committed


The closing date for this role is Monday 9th September 2019



The successful candidate will be offered an exciting opportunity within a global engineering organization that can offer excellent long term career prospects plus an attractive salary and benefits package that includes pension, life assurance, healthcare plus others. 

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TEREX is an equal opportunity employer and appointments are based on merit. We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community

Terex Corporation is a $4.5 billion, publicly traded global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services.  The company is passionate about producing equipment that improves the lives of people around the world.  Terex operations are global, yet each office or factory is a close-knit community.  Terex provides team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact.  The company values diversity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage and citizenship.  It encourages continuous improvement and offers free courses available through Terex University.  Women@Terex provides a supportive network for Terex women in their jobs and careers.  It’s an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector.  Terex is a place where you can work and grow.  Come talk to us!