Buyer

Buyer
St Albans
£33,000 – £38,000 plus Performance Bonus

Our client is looking for a new buyer to join their team. They are an engineering company that has been recently acquired by private investors, so this is an excellent time to join the company. Established over 40years ago the new investors plan on rapid expansion in the next few years.

The role

The role as a buyer will include the following duties:
 

  • Review stock levels and requirements to plan purchases.
  • Work with production to find solutions to material shortage.
  • Manage material requirements by working closely with the Factory Manager and Sales lead.
  • Request quotations for, raise orders for and book in stock items, consumables, and raw materials.
  • Maintain product, order, and supplier data.
  • Ensure timely deliveries and resolution of discrepancies through communication with suppliers.
  • Negotiate with suppliers on product pricing and delivery terms.
  • Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships.
  • Evaluate alternative materials and suppliers; negotiating pricing and terms where applicable.
  • Provide analysis on costings and supplier performance.
  • Identify new suppliers through benchmarking and product evaluation.
  • Liasing with logistic suppliers to manage Export requirements.
  • Provide monthly updates to the Managing Director & Finance Director
  • Occasional support within the sales team at exhibitions and or events.

The candidate

The ideal candidate for the role as a Buyer should have the following skills:
 

  • Strong organisational administration skills.
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • A minimum of 3 years related experience within a purchasing or buying environment.
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of purchasing processes, policy, and systems.
  • Experience working in a time-critical manufacturing or engineering environment. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; able to negotiate, establish and process contracts whilst developing relationships.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritise and manage time efficiently.
  • Good attitude and proactive.
  • Conscientious and responsible.
  • Comfortable working in a team-based environment.

The benefits

The benefits of the buyer role include:
 

  • Company pension. 
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • On-site parking
  • Company events.
  • Bonus incentives based on job role.
  • Salary package from £33,000 – £38,000

Buyer
St Albans
£33,000 – £38,000 plus Performance Bonus

Our client is looking for a new buyer to join their team. They are an engineering company that has been recently acquired by private investors, so this is an excellent time to join the company. Established over 40years ago the new investors plan on rapid expansion in the next few years.

The role

The role as a buyer will include the following duties:
 

  • Review stock levels and requirements to plan purchases.
  • Work with production to find solutions to material shortage.
  • Manage material requirements by working closely with the Factory Manager and Sales lead.
  • Request quotations for, raise orders for and book in stock items, consumables, and raw materials.
  • Maintain product, order, and supplier data.
  • Ensure timely deliveries and resolution of discrepancies through communication with suppliers.
  • Negotiate with suppliers on product pricing and delivery terms.
  • Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships.
  • Evaluate alternative materials and suppliers; negotiating pricing and terms where applicable.
  • Provide analysis on costings and supplier performance.
  • Identify new suppliers through benchmarking and product evaluation.
  • Liasing with logistic suppliers to manage Export requirements.
  • Provide monthly updates to the Managing Director & Finance Director
  • Occasional support within the sales team at exhibitions and or events.

The candidate

The ideal candidate for the role as a Buyer should have the following skills:
 

  • Strong organisational administration skills.
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • A minimum of 3 years related experience within a purchasing or buying environment.
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of purchasing processes, policy, and systems.
  • Experience working in a time-critical manufacturing or engineering environment. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; able to negotiate, establish and process contracts whilst developing relationships.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritise and manage time efficiently.
  • Good attitude and proactive.
  • Conscientious and responsible.
  • Comfortable working in a team-based environment.

The benefits

The benefits of the buyer role include:
 

  • Company pension. 
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • On-site parking
  • Company events.
  • Bonus incentives based on job role.
  • Salary package from £33,000 – £38,000

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