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Buyer & Senior Buyer

RecruiterRobert Walters
Industry SectorProfessional Services & Media, Services
Salary£20,000 to £30,000 per annum
LocationsCheshire, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted26 September 2017

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I am working with my National service based client on 3 exclusive buyer positions based at their regional Head Office near Warrington . These are newly created roles due to an increased order book and will assist the Purchasing Manager working on a variety of cost saving projects.

Duties will include:
  • Supporting the Purchasing Manager with the overall procurement business strategy
  • Sourcing new products and negotiating with suppliers to secure the best deals
  • Analysing past sales and raising orders with suppliers
  • Attending supplier meetings (both internally and externally)
  • Liaising with suppliers regarding deliveries (and late deliveries)
  • Contacting suppliers regarding credits for damaged products or items missing from deliveries
  • Booking in deliveries from external suppliers
  • Setting up new products on internal inventory system
  • General stock management and liaison with internal departments

Experience/Qualifications/Skills Required:

Junior Buyer- ideally more suited to a graduate with a relevant supply chain/business qualification ideally with a placement year in industry.

Senior Buyer:
  • A minimum of two years experience at Purchasing Assistant or Junior Buyer level
  • Familiarity with Microsoft office and some experience of Excel Spreadsheets
  • General commercial awareness
  • High level of education and/or purchasing qualification would be advantageous
  • Good communication skills with some negotiating experience
  • Analytical approach with attention to detail
  • Enthusiastic and driven, with a desire to learn and progress
  • Ability to work independently, can use own initiative when required
  • CIPS trained or equivalent or willingness to be trained

This is a great opportunity for someone to join a forward thinking business, looking to develop a career in Procurement.

If you are interested in the role, click to apply or contact Lee Carey at Robert Walters for further information.

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