Assistant Buyer/Procurement Officer
Assistant Buyer/Procurement Officer - Lyreco
Lyreco is one of the world’s leading providers of Workplace Solutions to businesses, with a global presence across 44 countries, over 10,000 employees and with a 2.2bn turnover. Ethical, forward thinking and award winning are some of the words that describe us and our long-term success is down to the fact that our customers and employees are at the heart of everything we do.
We have a new opportunity for an Assistant Buyer/Procurement Officer Buyer at our UK Head Office in Telford, Shropshire, we are offering a salary up to £17,200pa.
As our Assistant Buyer/Procurement Officer, you will be working alongside our Non Catalogue team sourcing and procuring bespoke and customer specific products outside of the core range, you will ideally have previous experience within a procurement team/marketing environment with a practical approach to problem solving.
You will identify and establish strategic relationships with key suppliers and agree terms and negotiate supply agreements where appropriate. It is essential you have a strong negotiation ability, coaching in this area will be included to develop your existing skills enabling you to maintain competitive and profitable outcomes. Throughout your time with Lyreco you will gain a thorough understanding of pricing structures and volume rebates. Other key parts of the role will include;
This role requires someone with a desire to progress within a Procurement environment, you will have strong interpersonal skills, an ability to work effectively as part of a busy team and have an ability to meet deadlines under pressure. Further skills require include:
In return we offer the chance to work for a progressive and people focused business, with excellent opportunities for career development.
If this sounds like your next step, click apply today, we would love to hear from you!