Purchaser/Estimator

Recruiter
Interaction Recruitment
Location
Huntingdon
Salary
20000.0000
Posted
15 Mar 2017
Closes
14 Apr 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My client based in Huntingdon is currently looking for a Purchaser/ Estimator to join their team on a full time permanent basis. You will help to source the best products in the best way for the best price possible. Reporting to the Procurement Manager, the Estimator/ Buyer provides costings/prices for customer enquiries based on own research and historic data; Aiming to create and source the best quality product, at the best price to be delivered at the best time in the best way for the customer and the company; as well as sourcing items for both current and future orders. This position encompasses aspects of both the Purchasing and Sales functions and includes the following:

· Product sourcing (through research)

· Answering and liasing with customers via the sales team

· Creation of sales orders for internal sending/transport of stock

Main duties :

· Resource investigation to focus in on exact requirements from the customer and working hard to source rare products.

· Respond to the Sales team and customer questions in a timely manner

· Specification / description disemination and matching

· Product sourcing

· Establishing and maintaining supplier rapport and relationships

· To obtain supplier quotations / information for the potential purchasing/ manufacture of product

· Liasing with all internal department on various issues including feasibility of production, transport costs, and product quality.

· Creation of sales costings from purchasing quotations- for use by the sales team to quote the customer

· Place purchase orders as necessary and liaise with both the supplier and the Sales group to ensure that orders are fulfilled as promptly and accurately as possible

· To process supplier responses received by email, phone, fax and letter.

· To ensure that all relevant information required for the processing of an enquiry.

· Organising own workload and time

· Continuous self development and product knowledge learning

Additional duties:

· The identification of potential new suppliers

· To assist in the sourcing of materials for Company catalogue and non-catalogue products.

· To develop and improve relationships between the Company and existing or potential suppliers.

· To be a proactive member of the Purchasing Group.

· To investigate, efficiently respond to, and record any issues arising with suppliers.

· To identify new opportunities through existing and potential suppliers.

· To note up-to-date information on current suppliers and their pricing/delivery policies

If you have the skills and experience listed above please send your CV to