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RecruiterButler Ross
Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£28,000 to £32,000 per annum
LocationsHampshire, South East (Excl London)
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted12 October 2018

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Working in the Procurement team, the Buyer will be responsible for supplier relationship management and negotiating costs to ensure the best value is obtained at all times.


Key Responsibilities of the Buyer;

Source and purchase from approved suppliers in a cost effective and timely manner.

Act as an interface between suppliers and the business, monitor and advise on any issues which present risk or opportunity.

Progress orders to ensure acknowledged delivery is still valid.

Be responsible for resolution of Material Quality issues.

Validate requests and raise purchase orders.

Maintain Works Orders, Parts Database, receipting of goods and services and Approved Supplier register.

Assist with Invoice queries and address any issues within the Supply Chain.

Build & maintain relationships across Supply Chain, both internal and external, ensuring efficient communication.

Ensure current prices are kept up to date and communicated, assisting with Estimating & Sourcing.

Support Purchasing function with tender preparation, reporting and continuous improvement.


Personal Specification of the Buyer;

Proven Procurement experience.

CIPS qualification or studying towards preferred but not essential.

Excellent communication & negotiation skills

Excellent IT skills including MS Office

Good working knowledge of MRP/ERP systems.

Enthusiastic and ability to work effectively as part of a team

Able to multi-task and manage own time effectively.

Able to work under pressure and to set deadlines.

Demonstrate a flexible attitude towards all types of work.


This role would also suit you if you have held a role as a Buyer, Junior Buyer, Procurement Assistant or Purchasing Controller.

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Recruiter: Butler Ross
Tel: +44 (0)23 8070 0263
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