Prior experience in a similar role is essential for this position

Eckington, Sheffield

Ovarro are going through an exciting period of transformation and change with a supercharged focus on culture and sustainability. Although our name is new, Ovarro has been around for a long time and our tech underpins critical infrastructure across the world.  We are now looking to grow our team by hiring a Buyer/Planner in Eckington to take ownership of purchasing, materials requirements planning, and supplier management. As this is a specialist role, prior experience working in a purchasing and/or planning position is essential.

You will add impact at Ovarro by;

  • Working closely with production team to effectively schedule work through the facility aligned with customer requirements and capacity, ensuring that all materials required for build are available.
  • Communicating with our major suppliers and Global Supply Chain Manager to agree delivery planning in line with agreed quantities, costs and quality. 
  • Supporting the management of inventory levels, material/product level revisions
  • Working closely with the Product Line and Sales to limit Excess and Obsolete stocks. 

Candidates should have;

  • Previous experience working in a Purchasing and/or Planning role
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products – Outlook, Excel, Word and Teams
  • Experience of working on an ERP system ideally Navision
  • Understanding of MRP
  • Proven experience in data analytics/PowerBi is a distinct advantage 

Ovarro recognise the need for a diverse workforce and we are committed to equal opportunities in employment. 

Ovarro employees and candidates who apply to work at Ovarro will be treated fairly and valued equally. All job requirements fit the needs of the business and those who work in it, regardless of age, disability, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, religion, beliefs, sexual orientation, domestic circumstances, social and employment status, HIV status, gender reassignment, political affiliation or trade union membership. 

We can't wait to hear from you