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Standalone Buyer/Senior Buyer

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Leicester, UK
Closing date
25 Nov 2020

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A Permanent Standalone Buyer / Senior Buyer Job in Leicester Paying c£30,000 Depending on Experience

Job Title - Standalone Buyer / Senior Buyer

Salary - c£30,000 Dependant on Experience

Location - Leicester

An exciting new vacancy has arisen for a Stand-alone Buyer/Senior Buyer to join my clients' support team at their Head Office. As a crucial member of the team, they are looking for someone dynamic and adaptable to support the office manager and commercial director with their purchasing knowledge and skills.

My client has been established for over 30 years and you will work alongside industry leading brands and top class customers across a range of construction sectors. This is a very exciting time for the company as they look to expand, their teams continue to work towards offering the very best service to their customers.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Procuring machinery, equipment, goods, and services needed in a timely manner
  • Monitoring stock levels and identifying purchasing needs and requirements
  • Liaising with our Manufacturers daily
  • Researching potential vendors and suppliers to purchase products and services at the best possible price and value
  • Managing minimum order quantities ahead of schedule, sometimes 2 months in advance in order to meet requirements and ensure delivery isn't missed
  • Order processing and inputting data onto the system accurately
  • Organising deliveries, procurement, and stock management between the three depots
  • Liaising with the sales team and customers daily
  • Creating reports and delivering them to the office manager, commercial director and managing director
  • General purchasing/sales office administration tasks
  • Supporting Office Manager as required

Key Skills & Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years purchasing experience
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy of data input
  • Work well under pressure and retain a positive attitude
  • Microsoft Office literate

  • Previous experience within the construction, automotive, engineering or manufacturing industries
  • Analytical approach to problem solving
  • Experience with building and maintaining relationships with key accounts and suppliers

They are looking to fill this role as soon as possible and there will be an initial Zoom/telephone interview followed by a face-to-face interview.

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