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Buyer, Wolverhampton

Competitive Salary | Ref: EW23262

Contract: Permanent

First advertised: Wednesday, 1 Apr, 2020


Elle Wilson

Area: Wolverhampton

Job type: Permanent

Salary: Competitive Salary

Hours: Monday – Friday 40 hours per week

Reference: EW23262

Date added to website: Wednesday, 1 Apr, 2020


We are working with an established client based on the outskirts of Wolverhampton. It is an exciting time to join a business that is enjoying growth. They are looking for a Procurement Specialist on a permanent basis to take on this exciting new position. Working alongside the Purchasing Manager to source and develop supplier relationships in order to expand and develop the business.

Responsibilities and duties will include, but not limited to:

  • Sourcing new suppliers and assessing pre-existing suppliers' performance
  • Build new and manager existing relationships with suppliers
  • Maintain and organise information on suppliers' prices and products
  • Ensuring the quality standards are to specification
  • Forecasting and reporting market information to the business
  • Supporting the business with indirect purchasing activities

Skills and Experience

The ideal candidate will have good working knowledge of the horticulture sector. You will need to be IT literate and have strong negotiation skills and project management. This role also requires you to have a full Driving License. This role would suit a self-motivated and organised individual who is looking for the opportunity to be involved in all aspects of procurement. This role will have a key part in the business development and would therefore be ideal for someone who has the continuous improvement mindset, looking to cost save and deliver market information that can bring growth to the company.

The application process:

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.