Buyer / Assistant Purchaser

Hays Engineering
£20000.00 - £25000.00 pa + benefits
18 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Buyer / Assistant Purchaser

Your new role
Responsible for the timely placement of purchase orders, delivery of materials to meet customer order requirements and maintain stock inventory levels within approved guidelines.

Key responsibilities include;

- Purchase material for inventory and non-stock items
- Ensure materials are bought on time and on target cost
- Negotiate with suppliers
- Look to continually improve purchasing methods and drive down external spend.
- Investigate and determine what/how/why materials come in incorrectly or damaged.
- Monitoring price increases and communicating changes as necessary
- Maintain clear records, and filing systems.
- Maintain personal ability in, and appropriate use of all relevant ICT systems
- General Admin duties required
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors and suppliers.

What you'll need to succeed
Previous experience within a similar role
Previous experience within construction or engineering environments
Excellent organisational and planning skills
Excellent communication skills - written and verbal
Strong Negotiation skills
Experience in managing new and existing suppliers
Able to work to tight deadlines in a fast paced and demanding environment
Ideally CIPS qualified or working towards this
Excellent ICT skills (Excel, Outlook, MRP, ERP etc)

What you'll get in return
Salary of £20,000 - £25,000 per annum
Full company benefits package
Onsite parking
Opportunities of progression

What you need to do now
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