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Contact
Amanda Anderson

Area
Telford
Job type
Permanent
Salary
Up to £30,000 per annum (d.o.e) + Bonus
Hours
Monday – Friday 40 hours per week
Reference
AA26086
Date added
Wednesday, 10th Apr 2024

Do you want to work for a well-established and reputable company within their sector?

This client has ambitious plans for growth over the next few years, therefore this is an excellent opportunity for someone who would like the opportunity to grow and develop their career within Procurement. This is a role with clear progression and career development opportunities for the right individual.

As a Buyer, you will play a critical role in the Procurement and Supply Chain Management activities within the business and drive the cost-effective acquisition of products. You will be sourcing, negotiating and purchasing goods ensuring that quality, lead-times and pricing are effective against business objectives.

As the Buyer, you will be responsible for:

  • Supplier Management – identifying, evaluating, and selecting suppliers and ensuring strong relationships are built to allow for effective negotiations.
  • Managing Purchase order process – ensure accurate and effective process whilst tracking and monitoring order statuses. Working to ensure any backorders/backlogs are managed in order to achieve customer OTIF.
  • Cost control – manage purchasing spend through effective negotiating around price / quantities and quality.
  • Staying abreast of market trends and developments that will effect supply chain / pricing
  • Evaluating supply chain and mitigating risks

We are looking for someone who:

  • Wants an opportunity to grow and develop into a Buyer role
  • Has previous experience in a Purchasing Assistant / Assistant Buyer / Buyer role
  • Strong communication skills with the confidence to fact-find, negotiate, and query where necessary
  • Strong IT Skills and experience with a MRP/ERP system would be advantageous
  • Experience working with a high volume of SKU’s and a good grounding of stock control principles would be ideal but not essential

The application process:

Our mission is to support our clients in their creation of an equal, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We are committed to providing a barrier-free recruitment process, so if you require any reasonable accessibility adjustments within the application process, then please make it known at the earliest opportunity.

We will carefully consider your details and advise you if we’re able to progress with your application within 72 working hours. If you do not hear from us within this time your details won’t be retained. So, if you’re not successful on this occasion, do continue to respond to future roles we advertise. In the meantime, all good wishes and continued success with your search for employment.


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