Buyer

Recruiter
Butler Rose
Location
Taunton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Aug 2019
Closes
22 Aug 2019
Ref
1217045407
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
As a Buyer you will be responsible for delivering a first class purchasing service for the organisation. The role will involve the successful management of relationships with the company's suppliers, to ensure best outcome in terms of service and price. You will also work with the wider organisation to ensure procurement strategy is delivered effectively and in line with the businesses operations. It is important that you have the confidence to work autonomously as Buyer as this is a standalone role. You will also be a strong communicator and be able to work in a fast paced environment.

Job Responsibilities:

Responsible for maintaining strong working relationships with the company's suppliers.
Work with the wider organisation on procurement strategy.
Develop new supplier relationships.
Analyse supplier performance, and work with them to make improvements to the supply chain
Manage stock control effectively to ensure goods are kept at optimum levels.Preferred Skills:

Procurement experience in a manufacturing organisation
Experience in international logistics
Confidence to work in a standalone role
Excellent communication and negotiation skills
Numerate with good IT skills in Excel and a general knowledge of MS Office applicationsSALARY: £25,000 + Benefits

Butler Rose is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Butler Rose Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy

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