Assistant Buyer

SF Group
London (South)
£30k - 33k per year
14 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Contract Type
The Procurement and Supply Chain division of SF Group is currently recruiting for an Assistant Buyer for a family run business on a permanent basis based in London . As the Assistant Buyer you will support the Buying team. You will have responsibility for maintaining business relationships with key suppliers and ensuring timely delivery of products and services. The successful candidate will report into the Procurement Manager and the duties will include: Liaising with internal customers to establish specification requirements Creating and maintaining material specifications Contributing to the production of monthly reports on performance including cost savings Minimising stock write offs Investigating and following through complaints with associated supplier service levels Negotiating in the market place whilst establishing excellent relationships Maintaining strong supplier relationships In conjunction with the buyer look at margin analysis, exploitation of price change opportunities Measure by market competitiveness You will need excellent communication and interpersonal skills along with exceptional approach to problem solving. You will need to have a proven track record in negotiating with suppliers and previous experience of working within a Buying team. In exchange, you will receive a competitive salary of between £30,000 - £33,0000 per annum excellent benefits. This job was originally posted as