Technical Purchasing Agent

Faith Recruitment
£26000 per annum
29 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Technical Purchasing Agent Weybridge £26,000 per annum plus benefits My client is looking for a Technical Purchasing Agent to join a team of six, responsible for technical purchasing and arranging logistics support for the company. Responsibilities will include: Receives new item requests and clarifies needs with technicians. Researches availability from a variety of usual and unusual sources. Confers with suppliers to obtain product or service information such as price, availability and delivery schedule. Requires moderate negotiation skills with basic to moderate variables such as price, availability, transportation and delivery schedule. Ability to recommend solutions from opportunities identified within their scope of duties. Prepares alternatives and provides meaningful data to internal customers. Independent decision making within guidelines of price, availability, transportation and delivery schedule. Works independently with minimum supervision, seeks guidance on unusual situations. Finding resolutions to resolving invoices that are in dispute Performs other duties as required. The successful candidate will have: Good general standard of education, to include a good command of the English language and the ability to write letters to a high standard Studying for or completed Business Administration, Purchasing qualification would be an advantage Previous experience in purchasing. Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels Must be able to work under pressure and set deadlines Ability to work in a fast paced environment with multiple projects and prioritise workload Strong Team player Must be able to travel as the role will include some international travel. Good attention to details and customer focused Good computer skills, experience of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint. This role is working 37.5 hours a week Monday to Friday and offers a fantastic working environment and brilliant offices. Please apply to be considered This job was originally posted as