Engineering Stores Buyer

The Curve Group
£20000.00 - £22000 per annum
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job title Engineering Stores Buyer
Reporting to Client Relationship Executive
Salary: Up to £22,000
Location: Bolton

IESA - A market leader in the provision of Integrated Stores and Supply Chain Management Solutions for Blue Chip Companies in the UK and Europe. IESA are seeking a Buying Envoy for one of their client's stores based in Bolton, Gtr Manchester.

These are exciting times at IESA -we're in a tremendous period of growth. We're looking for a confident Buyer Envoy who is adept at working in a fast-paced environment, with the ability to manage multiple tasks whilst maintaining a professional approach, ensuring effective communication at all times with vendors and suppliers .

A background gained in busy engineering and manufacturing or corporate environments would be beneficial, but is not as essential as the attitude to deliver, develop and succeed.

Key Role Requirements

  • Source suppliers of ad-hoc products as required and negotiate cost reductions
  • Expedite outstanding orders with vendors so that delivery dates are in line with goods requirements.
  • Liaise with customers in receipt of direct orders to confirm that the delivery of goods ordered have been achieved, receipt and confirm deliveries into SAP.
  • Record all communications with vendors and stores in SAP.
  • Be able to interrogate supporting procurement systems to SAP to identify customer name and contact details.
  • Edit current stock lines in the system, description, supplier and inventory level changes.
  • Identify poor service levels from vendors and report to Purchasing Manager.
  • Identify quantity of aged orders over 2 weeks that should have been resolved at stores level and report to Purchasing Manager.
  • Provide progressing support to customers/ key vendors who make either direct telephone enquiries or email enquiries.

Key Skills Required

  • Strong sense of customer service
  • Good organisational skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and previous use of SAP
  • Ability to communicate effectively with vendors and customers via telephone and email
  • A track record in supplier sourcing and negotiation

Hours: 40 hours per week between 8am - 6pm

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