Buyer

Recruiter
Huntress
Location
Halstead
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
12 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
I am working in partnership with a well established and reputable firm who are seeking a Buyer or a Senior Buyer to join their team. You will be responsible for the process of purchasing requisitions from the managers in the field and turn those requisitions into purchase orders. The successful candidate for this position must have a minimum of 3-5 years in a Buyer role and will have a strong understanding of supply chain management concepts. I am looking to speak with candidates who are immediately available or have little to no notice in their current role. Duties will include: * Develop an efficient and accurate system for monitoring all open purchase orders * Deliver a weekly purchase order report to management that indicates the vendor invoice number for all closed purchase orders * Creating purchase order tracking systems, alerting management when orders have been filled and invoices from vendors have been issued, answering vendor questions and providing them with additional order documentation as needed * Work with the inventory management team to ensure that all deliveries satisfy the assigned purchase orders and report any back-ordered or missing products * Assist the Supply Chain Manager with maintaining proper inventory levels of materials used on a regular basis * Establish reliable lines of contact with field management team to ensure that all field purchase orders are accurate * Speaking with suppliers and maintaining knowledge of the industry market to keep costing competitive You will be joining a team of two Buyers working within a small team but within a busy and growing business so this is a very exciting time to join. Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm Free parking on-site £25,000-£30,0000 salary dependent on experience I am looking to speak with candidates who are immediately available or have little to no notice in their current role. Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation. Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles. PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK