Buyer

Employer
Elevation Recruitment Group
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
11 Jun 2022

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Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain are working with a leading partner in the construction market, based in Barnsley, in the search for an experienced Buyer. My client currently operates in 12 different countries with a growing team of around 1300 staff members and an annual turnover approaching £300m.My client is looking for an experienced buyer to support the regional activities for the Procurement and Supply Chain function. The successful candidate will have strong negotiation skills and proven purchasing experience, specifically in the Rail/Civil Engineering environment. The role will require the ability to manage and build strong working relationships and the ability to work collaboratively within a team and support the development of Assistant Buyers.Key duties and responsibilities will include: -Reviewing requisitions, sourcing, negotiating, and placing orders in support of business requirements-Support the Supply Chain Manager/Senior Buyer in the successful delivery of frameworks, Trading Agreements and Cost Saving Initiatives.-Conducting and reporting of key supplier meetings-Mentoring and assisting Assistant Buyers to promote development-Strategic account management of key suppliers.Elevation Procurement & Supply Chain would be keen to speak with candidates who have the following skills and experiences: -Strong negotiation skills and proven purchasing experience, specifically in the Rail/Civil Engineering environment-Good communication and computer skills are essential-The ability to act pro-actively and develop effective delegation skills-Effective professional, motivation, co-ordinating and organisational skillsElevation Procurement & Supply Chain is a specialist division of Elevation Recruitment focusing on engineering, operational and technical positions in Yorkshire and surrounding regions. If you, or someone you know, matches the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you.

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