Assistant Buyer

Recruiter
Mosaic Recruitment Ltd.,
Location
Little Laver
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We currently have an excellent opportunity to join a very well-established company in Harlow as a Buyer’s Assistant / Buying Administrator. This is a fantastic chance to join a modern business whose employees are at the heart of everything they do.

Our client can offer you a great working environment, generous salary and the opportunity to really make the role your own.

Working hours are Monday – Friday.

Responsibilities of Buyers Assistant / Buying Administrator

  • Liaise heavily with Site Operatives to ascertain their product and quantity requirements
  • Source the best deals in the market for relevant products
  • Actively negotiate with suppliers to gain a better deal
  • Raise plant orders on the in-house system and email copy to suppliers
  • Analyse weekly reports and cross reference
  • Resolve invoice queries
  • Producing quotations
  • General administration when required

Key Skills and Competencies of Buyers Assistant / Buying Administrator

  • Negotiation skills and previous buying experience desirable
  • Able to work on own initiative and self-manage
  • Able to work cooperatively as a team to achieve targets
  • Excellent communication both verbally and written
  • Ability to strengthen relationships with colleagues and suppliers
  • Confident in own ideas and capabilities
  • Flexible in working approach and able to work under pressure

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