Operational Buyer

Gleeson Recruitment Group
£23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
19 Jul 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Buyer, with experience of working within a manufacturing or heavy engineering environment? How would you like to work for a multi-billion pound turnover group, helping to strengthen their procurement department?

A leading Coalville based organisation, operating across multiple sectors are recruiting a Buyer. The successful Buyer will be joining an award-winning organisation who are focused on the development and progression of their people, offering you a supportive environment where your procurement career can flourish. The procurement team currently influence circa £1b of spend, giving you the opportunity to be involved in significant savings / efficiency improvement projects.

You will work alongside the group procurement department and other key stakeholders to ensure regional procurement activity is delivering value for money and meeting compliance processes and procedures. Some of your key duties will include controlling the issuing of purchase orders, tender management, catalogue management, contract management and monthly reporting.

In order to carry out this role, you will need the following skills and experience:

* Previous procurement experience, ideally within a heavy manufacturing or engineering environment
* Experience of procuring electrical, capex or spare parts
* Ability to prioritise workloads
* A "can do" attitude
* Experience of managing a tender process
* Drafting and developing of specifications

In return, you will receive a salary of up to £25,000 dependent upon experience, first class training and development opportunities, 25 days' holiday + bank holidays, bonus scheme, free car parking along with a selection of other excellent benefits.

Gleeson Procurement & Supply Chain is a specialist recruiter of leadership roles and technical specialists on both a permanent and temporary basis, into a number of industries including 3PL, construction, retail, service sector, automotive, aerospace, general manufacturing and FMCG. Please visit our website www.gleeson-rg.com for further information about our services and to view all of our roles.

To apply for this Buyer position, please click on the "apply now" button and your CV will be sent directly to the responsible recruiter. We will respond to successful applicants within 7 days, however please feel free to get in touch if you would like any further information about your application.