Rubicon Recruitment Group
08 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Buyer – up to £28,000

A highly specialist and market leading business within the defence sector are expanding their procurement team and looking for a proactive Buyer to join them initially on a fixed term basis.

With over 130 years’ experience, this innovative company with a wealth of knowledge in their industry are looking for a driven individual who is looking to progress their career. As Buyer for this industry-leading organisation, you’ll be contributing to the development and consistent engagement with customers, ensuring an outstanding level of service.

Key responsibilities:

* Liaising with suppliers and building relationships via telephone and email
* Negotiating with suppliers to ensure cost saving where required
* Supporting bids and project reviews when required
* Processing orders and ensuring orders are placed within agreed timescales
* Ensuring all orders are accurate and compliant
* Sending relevant information and quotations to suppliers
* Updating and maintaining the ERP system

You’ll have:

* 2-3 years procurement experience within a manufacturing environment
* The ability to manage various projects at one time
* Experience using ERP systems
* The ability to build rapport on the phone with customers
* A good knowledge of export compliance
* The ability to work under pressure and adhere to tight deadlines

Reporting into the Head of Procurement and as a valued member of this close-knit, energetic team of Buyers, you’ll have the opportunity to join a business who believe in creating a positive working environment and have a history of rewarding hard-working contractors with permanent opportunities.

If you’re ready to utilise your negotiation skills from a manufacturing environment in this unique and forward-thinking business then please contact Melissa at Rubicon today

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