Buyer

Recruiter
Charterhouse Recruitment Ltd
Location
Hull, North Humberside
Salary
20000.0000
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

JOB TITLE: Buyer
JOB LOCATION: Hull
JOB ID: J029026
SALARY: £20,000 - £23,000

We are currently recruiting a Buyer to work as part of a growing team, based in Hull. This is an excellent opportunity to build a new role and you would own the purchasing processes for the Hull office, supporting the sales team and establishing processes for the future. You will be responsible for the administration and accurate placement of the buying activities within the business as well as enforcing company buying systems and quality processes. If you are looking to pursue a career within purchasing this is a fantastic position in which you will be given responsibility at an early stage as well as the chance to progress and develop your skills/experience.

You will be working within the purchasing department sourcing and purchasing products from company approved suppliers against sales requirements. You will be required to develop industry knowledge and market awareness and assist the Head of Purchasing to support and advise the sales team on all aspects of customer requirements.

Key responsibilities:
• Negotiate with suppliers on best price and delivery
• Managing purchasing quality controls and volume
• Liaising closely with sales ensuring customers are offered accurate quotations at all times
• Developing and building strong supplier relationships and actively working to expand the vendor base
• Placing purchase orders and negotiating with suppliers
• Completing contract reviews
• Sourcing products in different markets
• Formalising supplier agreements
• Analysing customer requirements
• Updating systems, keeping records and reporting as required
• Resolve invoice queries if required

The ideal candidate will have approximately two years’ experience working in a similar buying role. Experience negotiating with suppliers and third parties is vital and as such so are excellent communication skills. We are looking someone who is a motivated team player with a strong work ethic.

If you are interested in this role then please apply without delay by sending your CV

Due to the volume of applications we receive, if you have not heard from the managing consultant within 1 week, please assume you have not been short listed.

Charterhouse Recruitment (Yorkshire) Ltd is committed to a policy of equal opportunities in relation to job applications. A copy of our Diversity Policy is available upon request.

Charterhouse Recruitment (Yorkshire) Ltd is acting in the capacity of an Employment Agency for permanent appointments and an Employment Business for temporary assignments.