Brewster Pratap
£25000 - £30000/annum
19 Jul 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Brewster Pratap are working in partnership with a local business to appoint a Buyer to look strategically at their supplier base, costs and quality. The role would suit an individual with strong buying, purchasing or procurement experience and who is comfortable in a stand-alone purchasing role. The company is conveniently located in Doncaster and is easily commutable from areas of Doncaster, Wakefield, Rotherham, Barnsley and surrounding areas.


The job involves having responsibility for purchasing the best quality goods and services, at the most competitive prices to enable the company to operate efficiently and effectively. They are required to monitor and control materials and liaise with management on any requirement/demand and lead time issues that could affect the company's production. Whilst maintaining an effective and efficient purchasing system and sound financial controls. Areas of responsibility will include:

* Raising and receiving approval of all purchase orders in line with company ordering policy
* Liaising with suppliers regarding orders, pricing and lead times
* Ordering materials required in a timely and efficient manner and in line with company ordering policy
* Ensuring that there is sufficient stock to meet requirements and build dates
* Attending daily huddle, to liaise with production supervisors on any stock issues and production deadlines/problems
* Booking in and checking supplier deliveries to delivery notes
* Matching purchase orders to delivery notes and liaising with suppliers and purchase ledger clerk on any discrepancies
* Working with company accountant on setting up new supplier accounts, including contracts and terms agreed
* Maintain and ensure accurate records are kept on file including supplier performance and contracts
* Ensure monthly processing deadline is met
* Monitor and review the MRP'S within agreed timescales
* Regularly review the costs and quality on parts and supplier performance to ensure the best supplies are used by the company
* Work with company accountant on cost control of overheads and utilities-phones, gas, electric, waste
* Providing ad-hoc reporting as and when required
* Check Vehicles have all costs assigned correctly before sent for invoicing


* Strong communication skills and a professional manner - in order to build productive relationships with suppliers
* Ideally a recognised purchasing qualification
* Sound IT knowledge including Microsoft Office and advanced Excel
* Knowledge and experience of purchasing functions and internal controls
* Capable of managing own workload and meeting deadlines, comfortable with sole responsibility for purchasing
* A team player with a flexible approach and a willingness to learn and develop


* 20 days holiday + 8 bank holidays
* Pension scheme
* Health insurance scheme
* On site parking
* Childcare Vouchers

Brewster Pratap Recruitment Group focuses on the recruitment of talent in South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, East Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire. If you are interested in discussing this job in more detail or any other aspect of recruitment and talent identification we would really like to hear from you. Please visit our website at (url removed) for more information on Jobs or Recruitment