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Assistant Buyer / Buying Assistant / Junior Buyer

  • Bathgate, West Lothian
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent
Posted a month ago

Job Title: Assistant Buyer Location: Bathgate Salary: Competitive Job type: Permanent, Full time The Company is an Industry leading Energy Services and Regeneration business led by a senior management team with over 20 years experience in the sector. Purpose of the Role: To negotiate and manage the procurement function and negotiate priced agreements on behalf of the company, ensuring best value for money at all times and adherence to the group supply chain strategies and purchasing policy. Key Responsibilities: Liaise with Estimating, to provide advice and support to tenders, to ensure that the companys tenders are competitive. Maintain, develop and update LH focus. Agree standardised discounts and rebates with key material suppliers. Perform weekly spend analysis ensuring correct price is being paid or best value is being achieved, and to control/manage spend within the company. Support contracts with any procurement requirements, including researching, specialist sourcing, finding opportunities for value engineering/specification changes, and negotiating bulk call off orders. Support the Purchasing Manager/Senior Buyer/Buyer with project procurement requirements. Maintain regular contact with all suppliers in order to maintain and develop good relations with current and future supply chain members. Supplier sourcing. Ensuring best deal on Payment terms, negotiation and management, and to ensure payment on the terms agreed. Negotiating and administration of purchasing contracts, including calloff and managing as appropriate. Produce savings against tendered budgets. Communicate and update site managers with material procurement best practices. Ensure all plant hire data is regularly maintained and accurate at all times. Person Specification: Knowledge Previous knowledge & experience of construction supply chain activities (Desirable) Possess good all round knowledge of building products (Desirable) Computer Literate, including knowledge of Microsoft Office Systems (Essential) Skills and Abilities SelfDriven, resultsoriented with a positive outlook (Essential) Able to get on with others and be a team player (Essential) Must be able to work on their own initiative (Essential) Excellent face to face and telephone communicator (Essential) Enthusiastic (Essential) Able to manage and priorities work under pressure (Essential) Able to understand profit and loss calculation and basic business finance (Essential) Must be competent writer of business letters, emails and proposals (Essential) Experience Previous experience in a similar role (Essential) Able to communicate and motivate via written media (Essential) Effective proactive liaison with other departments (Essential) Good organizational and analytical skills (Essential) Strong negotiating and influencing skills (Essential) People management skills, experience and natural ability would be useful (Desirable) Ability to project manage and coordinate the work of others (Desirable) Qualifications GCSE or equivalent AC Inc English, Maths, Science (Desirable) Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role. Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Buying Assistant, Assistant Buyer, Junior Buyer, Procurement, Purchasing, Assistant Buyer, Procurement Assistant, Buying Assistant may also be considered for this role.

Buying Assistant / Assistant Buyer / Junior Buyer

  • Peterlee, County Durham
  • Up to £17000 per annum
  • Permanent
Posted 8 days ago

Job Title : Junior Buyer Salary: up to £17,000 dependent on experience Location: Peterlee, County Durham Job Type: Full Time, Permanent Established over 30 years ago, the company, based in County Durham, is a market leader in the field of electrical test instrumentation. They provide total test solutions to enable companies and organisations to comply with the demands of all types of legislation and covering a wide range of international standards for the manufacturing, medical, 17th edition and safety testing industries. The company is now looking for a Junior Buyer to participate as a member of the operations team, learning how to carry out all relevant forms of purchasing / logistics operations within the department with the aim of developing into a buyer. Main Duties: To learn and utilise the basics of a materials requirement planning system and the resulting actions required To interact with the supply chain to ensure that all areas of communication are logged and understood To learn how to go through the full supply chain process from quotation to successful receipt of direct/indirect materials and implement accordingly To understand the positioning and importance of the Purchasing Department within the company as a whole Skills required: Good communication skills both written and verbal Ability to work as part of a team Ability to work with the wider manufacturing team in the achievement of departmental objectives. Ability to work in a demanding area of the business IT literate A working knowledge of health and safety at work regulations Analytical/innovative problem solving Achiever/results orientated Demonstration of skill/ability to assimilate and adapt to new knowledge, to understand the implications of change and to utilise this knowledge quickly and effectively To apply for this role, please click APPLY to submit your CV and a Cover Letter. Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Buying Assistant, Assistant Buyer, Junior Buyer, Procurement, Purchasing, Assistant Buyer, Procurement Assistant, Buying Assistant, Online Buying Assistant, ECommerce Assistant Buyer, Junior Buyer, Procurement, Business Management Graduate, Supply Chain Administrator, Purchasing, Assistant Buyer, Supply Chain Graduate, Procurement Assistant, Buying Assistant, Supply Chain Assistant may also be considered for this role.

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Purchasing Buyer

  • Portchester, Hampshire, England
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
Posted a month ago

Purchasing Buyer Location: Portchester, Hampshire Salary: Competitive Do you want to make a difference? Do you want to join an exciting, dynamic and rapidly expanding industry? Our client's Buyers are responsible for purchasing goods, materials and services for our fast-paced manufacturing site based in Portchester. Our client is looking for an individual with exceptional communication skills and the ability to work closely with others. This will suit an individual with good negotiation, interpersonal and influencing skills, with a keen attention to detail and accuracy. About the company: Our client is a rapidly expanding, world leading company, specialising in the design, build and operation of autonomous boats and control systems. They build technologically advanced, innovative products to solve the problems that others can't. Their success is due to the people they employ - if you're smart, adaptable, highly productive, a team player and relish the challenge that comes with solving difficult problems then our client is for you. Their UK offices, manufacturing site and testing facilities are all based just outside Portsmouth, Hampshire. Essential experience required of the Purchasing Buyer: Purchasing experience, preferably within an engineering and manufacturing environment. Working with suppliers to resolve price, quality, delivery or invoice issues. Providing analysis on costs and reviewing cost reduction activities. Continuous improvement activity. Contract negotiation, building, maintaining and managing supplier relationships. Preparing and raising purchase orders and order schedules. Compiling data relating to supplier performance. Assessing and evaluating suppliers. Managing change control process and procedures. Monitoring and advising on risk or opportunity. Desirable Experience required of the Purchasing Buyer: Knowledge and experience of using an MRP/ERP system Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) or similar qualification or studying towards CIPS qualification would be beneficial. If you feel that you meet the above criteria of the Purchasing Buyer role then please apply now!

Purchasing Buyer

  • Portchester, Hampshire, England
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
Posted a month ago

Purchasing Buyer Location: Portchester, Hampshire Salary: Competitive Do you want to make a difference? Do you want to join an exciting, dynamic and rapidly expanding industry? Our Buyers are responsible for purchasing goods, materials and services for our fast-paced manufacturing site based in Portchester. We are looking for an individual with exceptional communication skills and the ability to work closely with others. This will suit an individual with good negotiation, interpersonal and influencing skills, with a keen attention to detail and accuracy. About ASV Global: We are a rapidly expanding, world leading company, specialising in the design, build and operation of autonomous boats and control systems. We build technologically advanced, innovative products to solve the problems that others can't. Our success is due to the people we employ - if you're smart, adaptable, highly productive, a team player and relish the challenge that comes with solving difficult problems then ASV Global is for you. Our UK offices, manufacturing site and testing facilities are all based just outside Portsmouth, Hampshire. Essential experience required of the Purchasing Buyer: Purchasing experience, preferably within an engineering and manufacturing environment. Working with suppliers to resolve price, quality, delivery or invoice issues. Providing analysis on costs and reviewing cost reduction activities. Continuous improvement activity. Contract negotiation, building, maintaining and managing supplier relationships. Preparing and raising purchase orders and order schedules. Compiling data relating to supplier performance. Assessing and evaluating suppliers. Managing change control process and procedures. Monitoring and advising on risk or opportunity. Desirable Experience required of the Purchasing Buyer: Knowledge and experience of using an MRP/ERP system Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) or similar qualification or studying towards CIPS qualification would be beneficial. If you feel that you meet the above criteria of the Purchasing Buyer role then please apply now!

Purchasing Representative / Procurement Assistant

  • Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England
  • Market related
  • Permanent
Posted 7 days ago

Purchasing Representative / Procurement Assistant A Purchasing Representative/Procurement Assistant based within the West Midlands is needed for an international leader within automotive , independent aftermarket and industrial component manufacturing . Ideally located - Wolverhampton, Cannock, Stafford, Telford, Tamworth, Walsall, West Bromwich, Burton on Trent Competitive Salary + Exceptional Benefits + Generous Holiday Entitlement The Role Reporting to the Procurement Manager , the Purchasing Representative takes responsibility for the entire location's purchasing activities, in addition to this the candidate will be responsible for: Negotiations and RFQ's for UK manufacturing activity Assisting the production facility with urgent orders Participating in price comparison exercises to ensure the department is profitable Coordination of the whole procurement process to ensure delivery of products in a timely manner Preparation of training materials Upkeep of all master data on the company systems The Candidate Fantastic negotiation skills Previous experience in a purchasing role within a manufacturing environment A good standard of networking and communication skills A team player that can also work independently Microsoft Office and SAP experience Preferably part or fully C IPS qualified Apply in Confidence To apply for the position of Purchasing Representative / Procurement Assistant please forward your CV to Kayleigh Bradley , Senior Recruiter at Glen Callum Associates Ltd or call Kayleigh directly for a further chat on the job. Kayleigh is an ethical IRP registered recruiter and will deal with your application in strict confidence. If your application is successful, you will be contacted directly by Kayleigh and she will talk you through in detail the full company role and specifics. Don't delay, we're hiring now, apply today! JOB REF 2741KB Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive and industrial recruitment agency for sales, operational and marketing positions . We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial industry, allowing us to share an empathy with both client and candidate alike. By applying for this role you accept the iProfile terms and conditions ######.###/terms) and agree to receive email notification of other suitable jobs

Assistant Buyer / Purchasing Executive

  • Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, South East, England
  • £23000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits:31 Days Holiday, Competitive Company Pension, Share Options and Staff Discount, Other Large Company Benefits
  • Permanent
Posted 10 hours ago

A leading specialist distributor and multi-million turnover company, seeks a Purchasing Analyst/ Assistant Buyer to join their fast paced buying department. SALARY: £23,000 - £25,##### ######BENEFITS: 31 Days Holiday, Competitive Company Pension, Share Options and Staff Discount, Other Large Company Benefits LOCATION: Milton Keynes COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Northampton, Milton Keynes, Hemel Hempstead, Bedford, Luton, Aylesbury, Banbury, Oxford JOB SPECIFICATION: Purchasing Analyst/ Assistant Buyer Your role as the Purchasing Analyst/ Assistant Buyer will be to take responsibility for dealing with the main supplies of own label products which contributes a significant percentage of the UK sales revenue. Most importantly, you will ensure the business procure at the right price and in line with company strategy, to maximise the businesses offering to the market place. You will be responsible for, but not restricted to the following tasks: - Building strong working relationships with suppliers to ensure products are delivered, on time and to the highest specification. - Undertake regular stock reviews & arrange quarterly stock cleanses with suppliers - Monitor the availability and value of stock as the market fluctuates - To maintain a high level of communication when liaising with suppliers - Implement and maintain policies, procedures and processes for the purchasing department - Drive cost reduction initiatives to reduce the overall expenditure of the supply chain REQUIREMENTS: Purchasing Analyst/ Assistant Buyer - Superb organisational skills often working on multiple tasks and to strict deadlines - A confident and professional telephone manner - Highly skilled in using Microsoft programmes, in particular Excel - A strong commercial awareness with experience in managing large budgets (ideally with previous Direct Import buying experience but not essential) - Ability to work under your own initiative and as part of a team - Knowledge of using demand planning or purchasing systems - CIPS or equivalent qualification beneficial but not essential THE COMPANY: This multi-million turnover company is a key part of a global leader in their market. Their FTSE listed Parent company operates across a number of countries and vertical markets and is recognised as an industry leader. Due to impressive growth they are looking to recruit a talented Purchasing Analyst/ Assistant Buyer to join the team and drive improved processes across the organisation. INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Joel Barnett quoting Assistant Buyer / Purchasing Executive reference JKB1801-62 to DD: +44 ##### ######Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: +44 ##### ######. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.

Purchasing Assistant/Buyer/Materials Administrator

  • Corby, Northamptonshire
  • £19000 - £22000 per annum
  • Permanent
Expires in a day

Purchasing Assistant/Buyer/Materials Administrator/Corby/Permanent/Salary £19k to £22k d.o.e Title: Buyer Salary: £19,000 to £22,000 d.o.e Location: Corby, Northamptonshire Duration: Permanent Hours: 35hrs per week (9am till 5pm Mon to Thurs 8am till 4pm Fri) Start date: Immediate An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our well established Corby, Northamptonshire based manufacturing client who are currently experiencing business successful which has lead to vast growth as a Purchasing Assistant/Buying Administrator/Materials Administrator. This is a Permanent position, working 35hrs per week, 28 days holiday (working 5 out of 8 Bank Holidays required). Paying a salary of £19,000 to £22,000 d.o.e. The successful Purchasing Assistant/Buying Administrator/Materials Administrator, will work within a busy office environment. The main purpose of this role is negotiating prices and building sturdy relationships with suppliers and order processing all consumables and raw materials for the company, raising Purchase Order Numbers, matching Delivery Notes with Invoices, booking in deliveries. Liaising with Production, Despatch and Technical departments on stock levels/requirements, forecasting. Monitoring budget, and negotiating prices to benefit company. Other general administration duties will be required dataentry, filing, photocopying and providing Administration support to other departments. Working closely with Technical/Development Team, reporting directly to the Managing Director. The successful Purchasing Assistant/Buying Administrator/Materials Administrator will demonstrate previous successful experience within a similar Purchasing Assistant/Buying Administrator/Materials Administrator position, ideally from a Manufacturing/Production environment (minimum of 2 years). My client is also happy to consider University Graduates for this position. We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a quick paced environment, be able to negotiate well in a highly competitive marketplace, married with building two way relationships with suppliers. Have the ability to multitask, who prides themselves on their Administration skills. Strong communication skills and the ability to build supplier relations are essential. Working knowledge of SAGE would be advantageous. This role is being advertised on behalf of Travail Employment Group, our services in this instance are those of a Recruitment Business. For further details on this role or others in the Corby, Kettering or Market Harborough area please forward your CV to #####@######.### or call ##### ######Travail Employment Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Purchasing & Stock Coordinator / Stock Purchaser / Buyer

  • City of London, London
  • £20000 - £22000 per annum
  • Permanent
Posted a month ago

Job Title: Purchasing CoOrdinator Location: London, E4 Salary: £20,000.00 to £22,000.00 per annum Job Type: Permanent, Full Time Working Hours: 38.5 per week, Monday to Thursday 07:30 to 16:15, Fridays 07:30 to 16:00 with an unpaid 1 hour lunch each day The Company is a designled visual merchandising services company specialising in the design and manufacture of mannequins, bust forms and visual merchandising related equipment. They are looking to hire a Purchasing CoOrdinator to manage and order all internal stock items. They will be the main person responsible for ensuring we have the relevant items in stock according to client orders and department needs. The successful candidate will have excellent written and verbal communications while being meticulous and proactive. They will need to remain calm and professional in a busy environment and help the rest of the team when needed. If you meet the below essential shortlisting criteria, please apply by sending us your CV and cover letter. The Candidate: Experience: Essential: Experience of working in an office/administration environment Experience of managing stock Experience of managing customs clearance documents Experience of providing a high standard of service to all types of people Experience in using Microsoft office programmes, most importantly word and excel Desirable: Experience of using Sage Personal Abilities: Ability to organise and prioritise under pressure Ability to maintain confidentiality Excellent verbal and written communication Ability to work on own initiative without supervision Ability to work effectively and supportively in a team Ability to be flexible to the needs of the business Precise and accurate organisation skills Enhanced attention to detail Personal Attributes: Presentable, personable and helpful in a professional manner To be resilient at all times Enthusiastic with a cando attitude To remain calm and professional at all times To treat everyone fairly and equally To apply for this role, please click APPLY to submit your CV and a Cover Letter. Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Purchasing and Stock Coordinator, Stock Controller, Stock Coordinator, Purchasing and Stock Controller, Buyer, Purchaser, Stock Purchaser, Stock Journal Preparation, Quality Control, Quality Assurance, Commercial Buyer, Commercial Purchaser may also be considered for this role.

Procurement Support Officer / Junior Procurement Officer

  • CW9 7UD
  • Negotiable depending on experience
  • Permanent
Posted 5 hours ago

Long O Donnell is currently looking for an Assistant / Junior Procurement Officer / Procurement Support Officer to join our team in Northwich. Within this role you will be supporting end clients with their procurement processes. About the Opportunity As a Procurement Support Officer / Junior Procurement Officer you will join our existing multi-disciplined team, supporting the procurement functions for several private and public sector clients, and working to both national and EU procurement legislation. This will include providing support across all of our client’s business units and assisting in the management of expenditure across a range of services. The role requires experience of completing procurement exercises on behalf of clients from inception to award. Location: Northwich with travel as required Salary: Negotiable depending on experience Job Type: Staff / Permanent The Candidate As a Procurement Support Officer / Junior Procurement Officer you will be required to demonstrate an understanding of the procurement function, supporting the client teams throughout the whole procurement process. Specifically, you should have experience/knowledge of: Working to national and EU procurement legislation. Advertising tenders through TED online and other procurement platforms. Determining the most appropriate procurement approach. Preparing PQQ and ITT documents. Responding to clarification questions. Evaluating tender submissions. Providing contract award recommendations to Contracting Authorities. Managing the end to end formal tender process. Applying a whole life costing approach to ensure value for money. Applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. How to Apply To apply, please send a copy of your recent CV and cover letter for review. NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES PLEASE

Buyer

  • RG306AZ
  • £21000 - £24000 Per Annum Basic salary, Bonus, Benefits
  • Permanent
Posted a month ago

Buyer Location: Reading Sector: Packaging Distribution Package: Up to £25,000 OTE including Basic Salary, Bonus & other excellent PLC Company Benefits The Company Macfarlane Group PLC is the UK’s largest packaging distributor and we are seeking to hire an experienced Buyer join our established Reading site. As a business, we are passionate about providing fully integrated and innovative packaging solutions augmented by outstanding customer service. As a Group we are continuing to grow significantly and always keen to attract talented new individuals to our business. The Buyer Role Working as a member of our local procurement team, this role will support both the local Reading site and our company wide National procurement strategy. This appointment is therefore integral to the success of the business, with the successful candidate supporting the management and development of the regional supplier base. Buyer Key Duties Managing a large portfolio of suppliers Sourcing and negotiating with existing suppliers, challenging prices where relevant Ensuring supplies adhere to quality, service and best practise initiatives Managing performance of the supplier base Supporting tenders, product enquiries and ad-hoc project work Purchasing of standard and non-standard stock items Carrying out supplier benchmarking activities Reporting and statistical analysis Support procurement strategy Maximising profitability and minimising risk to the Business Supporting stock control and administration activities Do you have the correct profile? In order to apply you must already have a minimum of 12 months buying/purchasing experience that has been gained within a commercial environment. This will have given you exposure to the majority of the key duties listed above and you may well already have embarked upon your CIPS studies (Macfarlane are happy to sponsor the successful candidate with this). Any prior experience of working within a fast-paced sales/distribution based organisation would be advantageous but most essential to the role is strong communication and negotiation skills, the ability to perform in a pressurised environment and deliver against often exacting timeframes. It is also important that you have strong interpersonal skills when dealing with internal colleagues and departments. The Package In return we offer a competitive basic starting salary along with an attractive performance/profit linked bonus scheme and a flexible employee benefits scheme that includes: up to 33 days annual leave (*includes bank holidays and service increase after five years), additional holiday purchasing scheme, contributory pension, childcare vouchers & employee discount scheme. Macfarlane Group is also dedicated to maximizing every employee’s potential, by providing career development plans and pathways in an environment that fosters personal growth and continuous improvement. Next Steps This is an urgent appointment for us whereby we seek someone to commence ASAP. Shortlisted applicants can therefore expect to be invited swiftly for local interview across the next fortnight. To make an application please simply click ‘apply’ ensuring that your CV is up to date and relevant. Please note that all shortlisted candidates can expect to hear back from us within five working days of making their application. If you do not therefore hear back within that timeframe, please assume that your application has not been successful on this particular occasion. NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES PLEASE

Buyer

  • Halifax, West Yorkshire
  • £25000 - £35000 per annum
  • Permanent
Posted 19 days ago

Buyer Circa £30k on experience Location: West Yorkshire An experienced buyer from within the Construction, shop fitting or building trade supply sector required for a fantastic business working across the UK. The position will play a key role in the future success of the business and guaranteeing the profitability of every project to the company works on. You should ideally be CIPS qualified although candidates with suitable practical experience will also be very relevant to the role. Sector specific experience of working as a Buyer for a major builders merchant or trade supply would be ideal, although candidates who have worked as a Buyer for construction, shop fitting or refurbishment companies would also be encouraged to apply. Experience of purchasing for individual projects is essential and you should be comfortable negotiating with new suppliers and executing continuous improvement projects. Some experience of supplier review and implementing action improvements in essential. Key requirements for the Buyer role are: Experience within builders merchants or trade supply in a Buyers capacity Knowledge of Construction, shop fitting, fit out or refurbishment sector Ideally CIPS qualified to level 2 or above Experience of sourcing new suppliers, negotiating for the best available rate and building collaborative relationships Ability to maintain current supply agreements including supplier review and implementing action improvements as required. This is a newly created key role within a major player in their sector, and comes with a high level of autonomy and responsibility. The company is based in the West Yorkshire area and is commutable from most areas of the county with ease. Salary for the role is negotiable on experience, circa £30k. To apply please send your CV to Nathan Deeley of E3 Recruitment immediately.

Buyer

  • Sittingbourne, Kent
  • £25000 - £30000 per annum + flexi benefits + 25 days hols
  • Permanent
Posted 20 days ago

We seek a Buyer to join our Kent base Global Manufacturing business, to deliver effective procurement solutions for material supply, balancing cost total cost, quality and service with an objective to minimise materials inventory. You will work within our large Supply Chain team, and your role will be to own the relationship between our suppliers and the internal business. You will be able to interrogate master data in Excel therefore being an advanced user to manipulate and analyse large data sets is a must. You will also be able to negotiate at a senior level confidently. We work collaboratively to reduce risk in our business, striving to deliver a better value supply chain by enabling strong supplier relationships. Our team regularly working on projects to enhance our offering both internally and external to our partners. You must be a confident Procurement Professional who ideally has proficient knowledge of SAP. With excellent attention to detail and drive to constantly look for business improvement we look forward to hearing about your experience in line with our requirements of this role on interview. Please note CIPS Certificate would be preferred but this is by no means essential. In additional to Excel we would like you to be a confident user of PowerPoint. On offer is a salary of £25,000 £30,000 excellent flexible benefits, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and the hours of work are MondayFriday 37.5 hours. If you wish to apply please do so by Tuesday 2 nd January to enable sufficient time to complete full screening for the role. Contact Shirley Willis on ##### ######or email #####@######.### Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.

Buyer

  • Devon
  • £28000 - £45000 per annum + company car, car allowance, pension, bonus
  • Permanent
Posted 15 days ago

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced buyer to join an independent, award winning housing development based in Devon. The company prides itself on delivering beautiful new build houses in Devon. Our client is currently working on a number of new and exciting developments which range from single bedroom apartments to large family homes. The successful candidate will be responsible for daytoday purchasing of materials at best value, delivering on time, within budget and best quality. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to contribute effectively as a member of the commercial team and maximise profit / budgetary control of all purchasers. Reviewing, monitoring and obtaining materials at best commercial value will also be a necessity at all times. Buyer Position Overview Prepare reports and updates for the procurement management as and when required Keep the procurement manager regularly updates of the progress and other aspects of your role Ensure the tendering and budgeting procedures are strictly adhered to Ensure products are at least cost, providing best value and fit for purpose Payments of all suppliers on time and for the correct value Placing material orders in accordance with company procedure. Drafting and maintaining the materials order register on a weekly basis for material calloff by site management. Have a good awareness of current building regulations / NHBC issues. Also to be conversant with Health & Safety / COSHH and related issues Account management including, matching invoices and proof of delivery to orders Setting up new accounts for new suppliers with Accounts Assistant Buyer Position Requirements New Homes experience Previous experience as a Buyer Closely liaising with Procurement and Specifications Manager Able to commute to Devon area Buyer Position Remuneration 23 Days Holiday Autoenrolment pension Car allowance with business mileage (paid at £0.25/mile) or company car with fuel card Discretionary bonus paid annually in December Salary DOE and negotiable at interview stage. Join us on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn Search Bennett and Game Recruitment. Bennett and Game Recruitment are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy

Buyer

  • Darwen, Lancashire
  • Up to £25000 per annum
  • Permanent
Posted 9 days ago

This company is seeking a construction material buyer to join their team. They specialise in new build housing sites across the North West and West Yorkshire. They have over 200 houses to build in 2018. Experience of a buying role is essential. Position: Buyer Salary: £25,000 per annum. The Role: Procurement of materials, plant and labour to budgets. Building relationships with suppliers. Ensuring deliveries are on time and in full to allow smooth running of sites. Matching purchase orders to invoices received and resolving any differences amicably with suppliers. Updating the internal system with purchase order numbers and liaising with the accounts team. Experience required: Minimum 5 years of buying experience essential Construction buying experience will be an advantage Excel, Outlook and Word literate Previous references an advantage Job Location: You will be working from the head office in Darwen, just off the m65 Interviews and Start Date: Interviews will be taking place throughout January and the first suitable candidate will be offered an immediate start subject to their availability. Applications: In writing with a job specific covering letter. Salary: £25,000 per annum.

Buyer

  • Braintree, Essex, England
  • Competitive Salary and Benefits
  • Permanent
Posted 12 days ago

Buyer Location: Braintree Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits Tamdown are a market leading provider of Groundworks, Infrastructure and RC Frame services across the South East and London. Due to continued growth, we are currently recruiting for a Buyer to join our procurement department to collate and analyse order requirements and supplier information. Key responsibilities: Send out enquiries for appropriate materials, collate and analyse quotations Place orders for specified materials ensuring goods are delivered on the required date Consolidate purchases of materials Chase deliveries from suppliers that are overdue or urgent Process invoice queries What we're looking for: Knowledge of the groundworks/ civil engineering sector, ideally within RC Frame Excellent communication skills with the ability to liaise at all levels Build strong, long-term relationships with internal and external stakeholders Previous experience within Buying ideally within the construction sector Strong administrational and organisational skills In return we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, life assurance, pension scheme, child care vouchers, free food fridays and much more! If you feel you have the skills and experience required, please apply by the closing date of the 19th January 2018!

Buyer

  • Braintree, Essex, England
  • Competitive Salary and Benefits
  • Permanent
Posted 12 days ago

Buyer Location: Braintree Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits Tamdown are a market leading provider of Groundworks, Infrastructure and RC Frame services across the South East and London. Due to continued growth, we are currently recruiting for a Buyer to join our procurement department to collate and analyse order requirements and supplier information. Key responsibilities: Send out enquiries for appropriate materials, collate and analyse quotations Place orders for specified materials ensuring goods are delivered on the required date Consolidate purchases of materials Chase deliveries from suppliers that are overdue or urgent Process invoice queries What we're looking for: Knowledge of the groundworks/ civil engineering sector, ideally within RC Frame Excellent communication skills with the ability to liaise at all levels Build strong, long-term relationships with internal and external stakeholders Previous experience within Buying ideally within the construction sector Strong administrational and organisational skills In return we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, life assurance, pension scheme, child care vouchers, free food fridays and much more! If you feel you have the skills and experience required, please apply by the closing date of the 19th January 2018!

Buyer

  • Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • £25000 - £35000 per annum
  • Permanent
Expires in 19 hours

Buyer £25,000 £35,000 salary Leeds Our client is a leading chemical distribution company looking to add a Buyer to their Purchasing Department in Leeds. Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, the Buyer is expected to run the purchasing department efficiently, whilst negotiating with suppliers to ensure that products are purchased at the lowest cost. The company will provide an excellent package including a basic salary between £25,000£35,000 + benefits for the position of Buyer. In addition to this they have an excellent training facilities and a programme that the successful candidate will be able to take advtange of. Expectations To negotiate with suppliers of assigned products, to ensure that products are purchased at the lowest cost and the best delivery terms. To order product as required from approved suppliers according to the appropriate work instruction. To proactively manage slow moving stock To be responsible for the completion of purchase orders, including communication of status with other depts. and timely recommendation of action to avoid stockout (e.g. alternative suppliers) To develop and maintain relationships with suppliers, negotiating effectively with them as required. On a day to day level, resolve all delivery incidents supporting the purchasing assistant. Carry out quarterly supplier appraisals for purchased suppliers to maximise delivery and quality performance. Work alongside Business Managers with their suppliers if required. Manage stock levels in line with the company stock policy and company stock objectives. Work alongside Business Managers to manage their products. Ensure new suppliers are fully approved using appropriate documentation and information passed to the purchasing team. To provide accurate pricing to UK and Export. To deal with all price discrepancies with Suppliers. Deal with and respond to all Accounts queries raised. To project a professional, competent and efficient image of the Company and Department at all times Essential Skills A chemical or science related degree Supplier Development Excellent negotiation skills Excellent communication skills Computer Literate (basic Word, Excel) Work under pressure Desired Skills Fully or part qualified CIPS Experience of Chemical Purchasing Experience within the Chemical industry If you are interested in this opportunity please contact James Travis at E3 Recruitment or apply direct.

Buyer

  • Wigan
  • £20000 - £22000 Per Annum Basic salary, Bonus, Benefits
  • Permanent
Posted 9 days ago

Buyer Location: Wigan Sector: Packaging Distribution Package: Basic Salary £22,000 Plus Bonus & other excellent PLC Company Benefits The Company Macfarlane Group PLC is the UK’s largest packaging distributor and we are seeking to hire an experienced Buyer join our established Wigan site. As a business, we are passionate about providing fully integrated and innovative packaging solutions augmented by outstanding customer service. As a Group we are continuing to grow significantly and always keen to attract talented new individuals to our business. The Buyer Role Working as a member of our local procurement team, this role will support both the local Wigan site and our company wide National procurement strategy. This appointment is therefore integral to the success of the business, with the successful candidate supporting the management and development of the regional supplier base. Buyer Key Duties Managing a large portfolio of suppliers Sourcing and negotiating with existing suppliers, challenging prices where relevant Ensuring supplies adhere to quality, service and best practise initiatives Managing performance of the supplier base Supporting tenders, product enquiries and ad-hoc project work Purchasing of standard and non-standard stock items Carrying out supplier benchmarking activities Reporting and statistical analysis Support procurement strategy Maximising profitability and minimising risk to the Business Supporting stock control and administration activities Do you have the correct profile? In order to apply you must already have a minimum of 12 months buying/purchasing experience that has been gained within a commercial environment. This will have given you exposure to the majority of the key duties listed above and you may well already have embarked upon your CIPS studies (Macfarlane are happy to sponsor the successful candidate with this). Any prior experience of working within a fast-paced sales/distribution based organisation would be advantageous but most essential to the role is strong communication and negotiation skills, the ability to perform in a pressurised environment and deliver against often exacting timeframes. It is also important that you have strong interpersonal skills when dealing with internal colleagues and departments. The Package In return we offer a competitive basic starting salary along with an attractive performance/profit linked bonus scheme and a flexible employee benefits scheme that includes: up to 33 days annual leave (*includes bank holidays and service increase after five years), additional holiday purchasing scheme, contributory pension, childcare vouchers & employee discount scheme. Macfarlane Group is also dedicated to maximizing every employee’s potential, by providing career development plans and pathways in an environment that fosters personal growth and continuous improvement. Next Steps This is a key hire for us whereby we seek someone to commence at the beginning of March 2018. Shortlisted applicants can therefore expect to be invited for local interviews across the coming weeks. To make an application please simply click ‘apply’ ensuring that your CV is up to date and relevant. Please note that all shortlisted candidates can expect to hear back from us within five working days of making their application. If you do not therefore hear back within that timeframe, please assume that your application has not been successful on this particular occasion. NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES PLEASE

Buyer

  • Denton, Greater Manchester
  • £24000 - £26000 per annum
  • Permanent
Posted 8 days ago

Category Buyer specific categories include Domestic & Commercial Appliance Spare parts / DIY / Garden / Hardware / Lighting / Electrical Accessories. If you have experience of any of the above categories wed love to hear form you. This is an exciting opportunity to join an award winning reputable supplier of domestic appliances and replacement parts. Famous OEMs have authorised the company to become national distributors of their original parts. This growing portfolio includes Dyson, Miele, Hotpot, Bosch, Hoover, Sebo, LG, Whirlpool, Karcher, to name a few. This company now offers the most comprehensive choice of original and pattern domestic and commercial appliance replacement parts in Europe, supplying 40 overseas countries. Key responsibilities Ownership of purchasing process within the defined category. Specific responsibilities to include: Range planning, product selection and sourcing within one of the defined categories Ensuring category performance meets the companys strategic targets with regard to revenue, margin, and stock holding Raising purchase orders based on forecasts liaising with suppliers to ensure ontime shipment, correct packaging etc Regular Supplier Scorecarding exercises to make sure the companys supply chain is working as efficiently as possible Creating forecasts to ensure stock availability remains above target, adjusting order points accordingly liaising with external providers such as QC agents, freight forwarders etc Analysing past performance, consumer behaviour, market trends and other factors to ensure purchasing decisions are commercially sound and justified Working with Marketing, Sales, Graphic Design and other departments to maximise sales and profit for the category, ensuring product information is correct and available to all internal and external stakeholders Skills required: Minimum 5 years experience in a similar purchasing role. Specific category experience is required Up to date knowledge of regulatory and legislative issues affecting the category Experience of Far East sourcing desirable Excel: Basic to Intermediate (Vlookups, pivot tables, logic statements, conditional formatting) Excellent organisation skills Attention to detail Ability and desire to learn Must be flexible and adaptable Spoken and written communication skills are paramount, as the role will involve liaising with both internal and external stakeholders of all levels.

Buyer

  • Worcestershire
  • £32000 - £37000 per annum
  • Permanent
Posted 8 days ago

URGENT! This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading design and manufacturer, located in Gloucestershire that offers a worldwide service. The successful Buyer will be reporting into the Purchasing Manager and be responsible for the establishment of the lowest cost of ownership for goods & services for the business using preferred or new suppliers. Key Responsibilities for the Buyer job located in Gloucestershire: Manage a broad range of commodities including bespoke parts, proprietary components, & subassemblies. Place Purchase Orders in a timely and effective manner to achieve costs and delivery requirements Recognise & exploit cost reduction opportunities Seek alternative sources of supply to achieve lowest cost of acquisition Conduct and support supplier business reviews Review, understand & communicate drawing & technical specifications to ensure supplier meets the quality requirements & business needs. Timely action and response to Supplier Corrective Action Requests & invoice queries Consolidate and gain maximum economies of scale with new or preferred supplier base Undertake any other Project work as instructed The successful Buyer will have experience of buying within manufacturing environments, broad commodity experience including electronics and ideally have CIPS Foundation minimum & working towards full membership or a related qualification. APPLY NOW! For the Buyer job, located in Gloucestershire by sending a cover letter and CV to #####@######.### or by calling Brett Longden on ##### ###### quoting ref BHL29248/26 Visit and follow Redline Group Twitter:@redlinegroupuk ######.###/company/redlinegroupltd

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