Buyer

Location
Sheffield
Salary
£25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted
20 Apr 2017
Closes
18 May 2017
Ref
00067565
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Purchasing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This company is looking for an excelling candidate to join their team in the purchasing department. The right candidate will provide professional administration and support duties within the business. The role is based in a fast moving environment and provides both job satisfaction and challenge to the right candidate.

Key Responsibilities / Accountabilities:

Control of purchasing budgets
- To source competitive suppliers nationally
- To provide a smooth supply of competitively priced high quality materials to support the manufacturing operations.
- To provide a smooth supply of outsourced finished products by calculating and creating purchase orders, and monitoring progress.
- Manage supplier relationships and monitor and improve supplier performance on defined products / services. Specifically to improve:
o On-time delivery performance
o Quality of product or service
o Stocking and delivery arrangements
o Margin levels
o Supplier service levels (quote service, technical support and advice)
- Negotiate within the existing vendor base, for supplies of production materials.
- Liaise with and negotiate with suppliers as appropriate, including supplier visits and assessments
- Support the internal estimating function with supplier quotations
- Liaise with internal departments to ensure that materials / outsourced products are received in a timely manner to ensure that Company delivery targets are met.
- To maintain an accurate supplier pricelist information.
- Undertake specific Purchasing projects and have responsibility for specific Purchasing areas as required.
- To cover for others within the Purchasing team as appropriate
- To advise and recommend on updates of standard and current costs, and to provide forecast costs for financial planning.
- Ensure supplier non conformances are effectively resolved, including the receipt of credit or replacement material, and where required, a detailed supplier corrective action report

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to really add value to the continued growth and development of an organisation.

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