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Purchasing Assistant / Procurement Administrator / Junior Buyer

  • Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent
Posted 21 hours ago

Job Title: Purchasing Assistant Location: Huntingdon, PE29 6WR Salary: Competitive, depending on experience Job type: Permanent, Full time Theyre a UKbased company with subsidiary operations in the USA, France, Germany and China. The Company supplies materials which are used for research, development and specialised manufacturing applications. Due to a reorganisation of the Groups purchasing functions, the Company is seeking a new Purchasing Assistant to join the team based in their head office in Huntingdon. The Role Expediting Progress of Open Purchase Orders Produce a daily report on status of arrears. Develop the report to generate vendor schedules and ensure these are communicated. Follow up by email / telephone to establish delivery dates to the Company. Ensure the system and order is updated. Challenge late deliveries and if necessary, refer problematic vendors to Buyer / Purchasing Manager. Checking Progress Daily check of outstanding work. Follow up with team members to provide assistance and timely closure. Cost Analysis / Benchmarking as directed by Purchasing Manager Assist Buyers with day to day workload. Scanning of Records Assist with the administration and scanning of Drawings, Acknowledgements, Material Certs and any other relevant documents relating to the contract. Booking In and Process receipts Process booking in paperwork. Ensure the system is properly maintained with correct Part, Quantity, Form, Size, Unit of Measure and where necessary enter material analysis. Order Placement and Processing of Purchase Orders Assist Buyers in generation of purchase orders. Ensure the purchase order has been received by vendor, follow up by email, telephone etc. and check the order against Acknowledgement. Maintain system records. The Candidate: Must be computer literate. Accurate and methodical. Excellent organising, communication and problemsolving skills. Ability to operate as part of a team. Previous experience working in a dynamic Purchasing Team. A technical knowledge gained from a similar engineering / material supply business. Educated to A level standard. Excellent numerical, reporting and reasoning skills. 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; Procurement Officer, Procurement Advisor, Purchaser, Purchasing, Procurement Assistant, Procurement Executive, Procurement Operations, Assistant Procurement Executive, Procurement Admin, Purchasing Administrator, Assistant Buyer, Office Assistant, Office Admin, Senior Administrator, Office Administrator may also be considered for this role.

Procurement / Buyer Electronics

  • Bridgwater, Somerset
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent
Posted 22 days ago

Procurement / Buyer Industry: Electronics Location: Bridgwater Salary: Dependant on experience Support the Procurement Team in the procurement and quotation of goods and materials to ensure that the companys operational needs are met, taking into account price, quality and delivery and to ensure continuity of supply. Key Responsibilities: General and Task Management To assist in the procurement of goods as specified by a customers Bill of Material, ensuring correct quantity, best price and timely delivery. To assist in producing quotations against customers Bill of Materials. Resolving any delivery or quality issues in an efficient manner to prevent any delays in the delivery of product to our customer or line stoppages. Negotiating and building relationships with suppliers. Liaising with all departments within the company. Skills and Attributes: Good communication, negotiation, interpersonal and influencing skills. Analytical, numerically astute, with strong problem solving abilities. Commercial and financial awareness, with a full understanding of how failure impacts the production, manufacture and customer order fulfilment. Able to work well under pressure. Keen attention to detail and accuracy. Knowledge of electronic components. Keen and eager to learn. Experience Levels: Previous experience of working in an electronics manufacturing environment is a necessity. Excel skills are a necessity. Job Type: Fulltime If you feel youd be right for this role, please apply directly via our website or call Sorcha Allen in our Bridgwater Branch. Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.

Buyer/Purchasing Manager

  • Cambridgeshire
  • Up to £0.00 per annum + Competitve
  • Permanent
Posted 2 days ago

FINTEC recruit is seeking a Buyer/Purchasing Manager for our client in Cambridgeshire. This role is a permanent position. Competitive salary negotiable by experience. You will require to have experience in purchasing for electronic components Responsibilities: Working closely with the commercial team and engineering staff to procure electronic components and equipment Raise orders, monitor and work with suppliers Develop relationships internal and external Experience for the Buyer/Purchasing role: Experience of reading and interpreting technical drawings an advantage Understanding of Manufacturing process and experience of buying and procuring electronic components Good communication and negotiation skills Full details of the Buyer/Purchasing position is available on application. To apply please submit your current CV.

Buyer - Procurement Department, Finance Division

  • England
  • -
  • Permanent
Posted 19 days ago

The Open University is looking for a Procurement Professional with a background in Public Sector Procurement to join our centralised Procurement Department. The role involves the management of supply and service contracts and taking a lead role in the tendering process. An individual who is flexible and responsive to change, who is self-motivated, has good negotiation and communication skills and is able to drive forward projects would be ideally suited to this position.You will be educated to degree level or equivalent, be CIPS qualified (MCIPS) or in the final stages of obtaining this accreditation and have purchasing experience, ideally gained in the Public Sector, HE environment or a large complex multi-site organisation. Working knowledge of public sector procurement procedures, including EU procurement directives and relevant legislation is essential, together with experience of tendering and contract management.For an informal chat regarding the post please contact Janet Lawson on Milton Keynes +44 ##### ######or e-mail #####@######.### Closing Date: 4pm 23 October 2014 Interview Date: 10 November 2014

Procurement Manager / Purchasing Manager SCM / Supplier

  • Crawley, West Sussex
  • £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
  • Permanent
Posted 6 days ago

Procurement Manager / Purchasing Manager SCM / Supplier Procurement Manager required for my expanding IT Service provider in W. Sussex. This is a Handson role and will require a Procurement specialist to conduct a review of current suppliers and contract management with the aim of reshaping the entire procurement platform. Ideal candidates will arrive from a Multifaceted background with service management with a focus on IT Software and Hardware. Excellent benefits and career progression available. Further information on request.

Buyer

  • Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
  • Up to £20.00 per hour + (Ltd Co)
  • Contract
Posted 19 days ago

Are you a Purchasing Professional seeking a challenging new Buyer role? We are seeking candidates to join a leading technology company in Northampton with good electronic or electromechanical component and systems purchasing experience. You will be joining a small but dynamic team of buyers, driving supplier development. Buyer Requirements: Good experience within a supply chain role Knowledge of electronic and electromechanical systems component purchasing Experienced within an electronics manufacturing or similar environment Good experience within MRP/SAP Excellent communication and negotiation skills Buyer responsibilities: You will drive daily activities within the electronics commodities area, managing MRP requirements Negotiate with suppliers obtaining best price and lead times, resolving any supply chain issues Liaise with Project Management, advising of any issues or delays that may impact customer requirements Creating and issuing orders and ensuring these meet customer expectations If you are interested in this Buyer opportunity, click Apply Now and we will be in touch with you.

Buyer

  • Ruislip, Middlesex
  • £30000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Permanent
Posted a month ago

Buyer Based in Ruislip HA4 Salary £32,000 + Excellent Benefits The leading vending solutions and coffee services company in Europe is hiring a Buyer to join their Procurement department in West London. As Buyer youll be responsible for driving supply chain efficiencies and generating procurement cost savings within a FMCG environment. The company operates across 16 countries within Europe, serving 12 million people every day. Within the UK they deliver a national service, relied on and trusted by circa 3,500 businesses to serve tasty beverages and snacks at a variety of locations from workplaces to schools, universities and hospitals and everywhere inbetween. The company are pioneers in offering a healthier choice of products, with a focus on improving the coffee & food experience for everyone. Based on reach and the volume of products consumed, the Procurement department plays a crucial role in ensuring a marketleading position within vending. Responsibilities include: Develop supplier relationships Contribute to the UK procurement strategy Stakeholder communication Maintain accurate systems data with the aid of our Data Analyst Oversee an Increase in OTIF deliveries and a reduction of customer complaints Work with internal departments (such as Marketing) to align strategies on common topics Support a pan European Group Procurement team in achieving joint goals The ideal candidate will have a solid background in Purchasing and be adept at both analysis as well as negotiating. Requirements: Previous procurement experience (Bachelors Degree an advantage) Experience/ Understanding of ERP transactional systems Purchase to Pay experience a distinct advantage Adaptable, pragmatic and analytical behaviours Tenacious and confident in making decisions with a track record of achievement Head Office in South Ruislip has staff parking available and is also easy to reach via the Central line, with additional quick links from Shepherds Bush which is served by London Overground services. Chiltern Railways also operates from South Ruislip. In addition to satisfactory references, the successful candidate will need to undergo a DBS check too. We are acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this role.

Buyer

  • Bristol
  • £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
  • Permanent
Posted 13 days ago

We are looking for a Buyer for a civils and groundworks contractor to join a busy and thriving office in South of Bristol. You will play an integral part in the business supporting the commercial and operational teams working in a highly regarded specialist contracting business delivering projects predominantly in the residential housing sector. You will be working with a vastly experienced team, with a significant amount of repeat business, and with strong relationships across suppliers and subcontractors. The skill in being successful in this role is understanding price and quantities whilst working as part of a collaborative team. Responsibilities will include; Improving service level agreements with suppliers and internal departments Reviewing SubContractor and Material quotations and making subsequent recommendations Negotiating with suppliers and raising orders ensuring relevant technical and commercial details are included Progressing the provision of materials and services to meet contract programmes and deadlines * Obtaining quotations for materials and plant to tight deadlines to meet key project milestone dates Were looking for an experienced buyer working for a civils, earth and groundworks contractor ideally in a similar sector with a good working knowledge of associated forms of contract (NEC). In return the contractor is offering a competitive salary of up to £50K + package and industry leading pension. Contact me for more details on ##### ###### or Girling Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Buyer

  • Cambridge
  • DOE
  • Permanent
Posted 12 days ago

A leading IT business in the Cambridgeshire region are seeking a Procurement Specialist to join the growing team. They work across a range of interesting industries and sectors involved in some truly inspiring projects. Purpose of the role You will be looking after a range of indirect spend for the business conducting spend analyse and utilising category management principles to get best value from your spend. Whilst you won't lead on the procurement strategy you will be encouraged to input your thoughts and ideas on how to get the most for your spend. Your Scope • Managing PO's • Utilising frameworks and working within the company procurement constraints such as OJEU • Lead contracts administrator • Help develop tools and ways of working to get the most out of the business • Supporting stakeholders and help with training where necessary • Understanding the stakeholder needs ensuring the right solution is found • Spend Analysis What do you need to bring to the table? • Must be well versed in a range of procurement environments including OJEU • Broad range of category experience • Public Sector experience would be useful • IT skills including ERP systems Please contact Ben for more details

Buyer

  • Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England
  • £25k - 35k per year
  • Permanent
Posted a month ago

Job Summary An exciting new role has been created with this regional developer for a full-time Buyer to support the Procurement Department. Key Accountabilities: - + Responsible for ordering Building materials and hiring plant for several new build private housing projects throughout Yorkshire and the Midlands + Read, understand & abstract technical information from drawings and specifications + Schedule materials from drawings and specifications + Raising thorough material order enquires for tender of material packages. + Collate quotes, analyse & negotiate with suppliers + Value Engineering + Producing and issuing schedule purchase orders + Inputting orders and schedules onto purchase order software system (Housebuilder) + Raising & issuing low level repeat orders + Raising & issuing prelim, secondary and call off orders + Updating and issuing orders following design changes + Updating and issuing orders with price changes + Establish excellent working relationships with Strata Supply Chain + Provide purchasing support to other functions within the business + Active participation in team meetings (including site visits) and feedback sessions, in conjunction with other Strata personnel. + Resolving invoice queries + Assist the Supply Chain Manager where necessary + Support other members of the Procurement team Personal Qualities + Commitment and enthusiasm to Strata + Commitment to quality in all aspects of service delivery + Commitment to equal opportunities + Self-motivated and able to work independently with minimum guidance, confidence in taking the initiative, making decisions and consult as appropriate + Task orientated + Take ownership and responsibility + Have an engaged and positive attitude + Forge relationships and form effective communication with the supply chain and the wider Strata team + Deadline focused + Achieve Team objectives + 'Can do' attitude Qualifications & Experience Essential: + Previous experience in a similar role within new build private housing + HNC Construction and the Build Environment + Computer literate / Microsoft Office in particular Excel + Highly numerate with efficient administration Preferred: + Housebuilding software knowledge Team Contributions: - + Establish excellent working relationships with other Strata teams to ensure they have all relevant financial information they may need in order to complete their duties and for the smooth running of the business + When necessary, follow up with relevant queries and other departments to ensure issues are resolved in a timely manner and before they become a larger issue + Undertake other tasks as required by the Commercial leadership team to assist in the general running of the department

Buyer

  • Reading, Berkshire
  • £30000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Permanent
Posted a month ago

Buyer Reading Buyer required by a construction organisation based in Reading. The Buyer will be working closely with the Purchasing Manager and will have excellent opportunities to develop their career further with a great company. Previous experience working for a construction company is highly desired. Key Competencies Proven experience working in purchasing/buying Strong negotiation skills Excellent Excel skills Previous experience of using Sage (desirable) If you, or someone you know are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please contact us on ##### ######. Tags: Buyer, Procurement, Purchasing, Construction, Reading, Berkshire RED123

Buyer

  • Oxford
  • £25000 - £27000 per annum
  • Permanent
Posted 7 days ago

Buyer Paying £25,000 - £27,000 Based in Swindon We are working with a leading manufacturer with over 50 years of innovation with their headquaters based in Swindon. The excitement of further growth continues with already over 100 employees. The company are front runners in their industry and develop class-leading products which are distributed worldwide. You will be responsible for raising purchase orders, negotiating contracts with suppliers, optimisation of inventories, stock availability to meet customer demand and cost down activities. Support the Supply Chain Manager in the delivery and implementation of supply chain strategies that significantly improve supply performance. Ensure the purchasing schedules will meet fully the business production demands. Develop strong and effective supplier relationships. Contribute to supplier performance management and maintain a suite of KPIs to measure and challenge quality, cost and delivery performance and act on the results where required. Contribute to an inventory strategy to improve and optimise inventory turns to optimise working capital. Ensure all negotiated gains and cost savings are tracked, measured and delivered. Your Objectives New supplier review and negotiation Develop strong and effective supplier relationships, ensuring a consistently high standard of service Benchmarking of prices to ensure the supply base remains competitive Investigate and manage supplier delivery dates and any issues Drive cost reduction and quality improvements Conduct regular supplier performance reviews and maintain performance KPIs Process purchase orders using the ERP system outputsDo you have a CIPS qualification or working towards it? Have you used an ERP systems, if so apply today!

Buyer

  • Bedfordshire
  • £20.00 - £25.00 per hour
  • Contract
Posted 9 days ago

Buyer required for our Aerospace client based in Bedfordshire. As the Buyer you will sources and purchases machinery, equipment, tools, raw material, packaging materials, parts, services, and/or supplies necessary for operation of the organisation. As a Buyer you will have experience in the Aerospace Materials/Supply Chain or similar environment with a good basic knowledge of MRP/ERP Systems and reports, proven track record of achievement in a relevant position. You will be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office(Word, Excel, Powerpoint etc) with excellent interpersonal skills. As a Buyer the main part of the role will be Processing Orders. You will be involved in order book management and expediting of suppliers to prevent production shortages. Key Skills for Role Purchasing Experience MRP/ERP knowledge Order Processing Expediting

Buyer

  • Hertfordshire
  • £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
  • Permanent
Posted 20 days ago

Opportunity for a Buyer to work for a respected Contractor in Hertfordshire Up to £50,000 + Package Fawkes and Reece have been approached by a reputable Contractor that build and refurbish residential schemes across London and the South East. Being a privatelyowned business with a life span dating back to the 60s, our client is financially sound and has built up a great reputation working with mainly repeat client. As a business, they focus on residential schemes for both client as well as developing their own land with their projects ranging from £1 Million £80 Million in value. Currently, they require an additional Buyer to join their team to be based from their office in Hertfordshire. You will be working within the team reporting into the Chief Buyer. Your main Buying responsibilities will be: Provide Preconstruction buying advice and support on the availability, options and financial implications of specified and alternative materials, components, plant and equipment, In conjunction with the site team, ensure the timely procurement of materials and goods in accordance with the component specifications, budget, the programme requirements. To assist the team[s] in assessing and advising of options and alternatives To monitor the financial performance of the projects, inputting into to the Cost reporting process. Be an active and integral member of the Commercial function both PreConstruction, Construction, Post Contract and administrative. Workings in conjunction with the plant yard team assess appropriate options of internal purchase or external hire on relevant plant and equipment, administering accordingly. Our client is looking for someone from a Contractor or a Developer with ideally 4+ years as a Buyer. For this role, please contact Charlotte Mead at Fawkes and Reece on ##### ######and click Apply with your latest CV

Buyer

  • Bridgwater, Somerset
  • £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
  • Permanent
Posted 20 days ago

My client based in Somerset has an exciting job opportunity for a Buyer to join a wellestablished company who are an electronic manufacturer. The Buyer will Support the Procurement Team in Somerset. The Buyer, Somerset will assist in the procurement of goods as specified by a customers Bill of Material, ensuring correct quantity, best price and timely delivery, assist in producing quotations against customers Bill of Materials, help resolve any delivery or quality issues in an efficient manner to prevent any delays in the delivery of product to our customer or line stoppages and negotiate and build relationships with suppliers. The successful candidate for the Buyer job will have experience of working within similar role or electronics manufacturing environment and have knowledge of electronic components. Excel skills are a necessity. To APPLY for the position PCB Inspector, Somerset send an up to date CV to #####@######.### Visit and follow Redline Group Twitter:@redlinegroupuk ######.###/company/redlinegroupltd

Buyer

  • Luton, Bedfordshire
  • Up to £15 per hour
  • Temporary
Posted 22 days ago

Buyer 6 month temporary contract £15 per hour Working 37 hours per week. Monday to Thursday 7.30am 4.30pm and Friday 7.30am 12.30pm Our client is a global business with facilities in over 30 countries. We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Buyer to work with the Senior Buyer sourcing items in line with specification. Duties and Responsibilities: Receiving the technical requirements from engineering, then identifying/initiating an approach to suitable suppliers (existing or new) Managing the ongoing purchase and delivery of the required products or services. This will include arranging and managing the dispatch/collection documentation, packaging and shipping of items to meet the needs of the project. Export/Import classification of technical data associated with the project. Advise on quality requirements, making sure we are clear on requirements for flight and nonflight requirements. Supporting FAI/ supplier audits Maintain a system to track materials and approvals to ensure data is available Compliance with Environmental, Health and Safety Legislation and Companys Policies. Experience/Skills: Excellent planning & organisational skills. Good numeracy and communication skills. Basic computer skills Word, Excel, MS Office Proven background in identifying and initiating new suppliers Experience in supporting supplier audits Qualifications in a relevant subject matter would be beneficial Response Personnel, an independently owned company and experts in recruitment since 1997. Specialists in Permanent, Temporary and Contract recruitment within a number of niche divisions and industries, including: Commercial, IT/Telecoms, Industrial, Driving, Construction and Technical sectors. For information on other roles we have available please call ##### ###### for further details. INDLE

Buyer

  • Sutton, Surrey
  • £35000 - £42000 per annum
  • Permanent
Posted 7 days ago

One of the most recognisable names on the high street is in search of a Buyer for their fragrance category, based in London. As Fragrance Buyer, you will be extremely involved in the overall category plans, including range reviews, promotional pricing and stock. Collaborating with the Marketing team, you will develop and implement marketing promotion plans and strategies that are relevant to the category. You will be responsible for: Sourcing new and exclusive products, as well as securing market leading promotions for their customers Develop, implement and deliver category plans including range reviews, promotions pricing and stock that are consistent with overall commercial strategy and financial objectives. Collaborating with the Marketing team to develop and implement marketing promotion plans and strategies that are relevant to category; adhere to legislation and brand guidelines; and clearly and effectively communicate with the customer, driving footfall and profitable sales. Working with Own Brand team to develop and deliver Own Brand products/ranges that deliver increased participation and meet agreed strategy and plans. Successful candidates will be passionate, driven and will have a proven background in buying. As well as this, you will have a strong understanding of the market, a creative eye and an awareness of current retail trends. In return, you can expect to receive a competitive salary and benefits package. If you are interested in this position, apply online today! Alternatively, send your CV to #####@######.### or call ##### ######for a confidential discussion.

Buyer

  • Bedfordshire
  • £20.00 - £25.00 per hour
  • Contract
Posted 9 days ago

Buyer required for our Aerospace client based in Bedfordshire. As the Buyer you will sources and purchases machinery, equipment, tools, raw material, packaging materials, parts, services, and/or supplies necessary for operation of the organisation. As a Buyer you will have experience in the Aerospace Materials/Supply Chain or similar environment with a good basic knowledge of MRP/ERP Systems and reports, proven track record of achievement in a relevant position. You will be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office(Word, Excel, Powerpoint etc) with excellent interpersonal skills. As a Buyer the main part of the role will be Processing Orders. You will be involved in order book management and expediting of suppliers to prevent production shortages. Key Skills for Role Purchasing Experience MRP/ERP knowledge Order Processing Expediting

Buyer

  • Oxford
  • £25000 - £27000 per annum
  • Permanent
Posted 9 days ago

Buyer Paying £25,000 - £27,000 Based in Swindon We are working with a leading manufacturer with over 50 years of innovation based in Swindon. You will be responsible for raising purchase orders, negotiating contracts with suppliers, optimisation of inventories, stock availability to meet customer demand and cost down activities. Support the Supply Chain Manager in the delivery and implementation of supply chain strategies that significantly improve supply performance. Ensure the purchasing schedules will meet fully the business production demands. Develop strong and effective supplier relationships. Contribute to supplier performance management and maintain a suite of KPIs to measure and challenge quality, cost and delivery performance and act on the results where required. Contribute to an inventory strategy to improve and optimise inventory turns to optimise working capital. Ensure all negotiated gains and cost savings are tracked, measured and delivered. Your Objectives New supplier review and negotiation Develop strong and effective supplier relationships, ensuring a consistently high standard of service Benchmarking of prices to ensure the supply base remains competitive Investigate and manage supplier delivery dates and any issues Drive cost reduction and quality improvements Conduct regular supplier performance reviews and maintain performance KPIs Process purchase orders using the ERP system outputsDo you have a CIPs qualification or working towards it? Have you used an ERP systems, if so apply today!

Buyer

  • Northampton, Northamptonshire, England
  • £45k per year + + Package
  • Permanent
Posted 6 days ago

Our client is a well known and well respected developer and are currently in the market for a Materials Buyer to join the busy Commercial Manager They are seeking a professional career minded individual with passion and drive, a vibrant personality along with a desire to progress within the business over the coming years Roles and responsibilities + Ability to read, understand & abstract technical information from drawings and specifications + Ability to schedule materials from drawings and specifications + Raising thorough material order enquires for tender of material packages. + Collate quotes, analyse & negotiate with suppliers + Producing and issuing schedule purchase orders + Inputting orders and schedules onto purchase order software system + Raising & issuing repeat orders + Raising & issuing prelim, secondary and call off orders on new contracts + Updating and issuing orders following design changes + Updating and issuing orders with price changes + Establish excellent working relationships with Strata Supply Chain + Active participation in team meetings (including site visits) and feedback sessions, in conjunction with other Procurement personnel + Prepare enquiries for year Term Agreements, collate quotes, analyse, negotiate and appoint suppliers for various materials + Support the Supply Chain Manager, Purchasing Manager & Buyer within the team + Ensure that the administration of purchase orders is optimised at all times. + Provide purchasing support to other functions within the business. Experience Essential + Computer literate / Microsoft Office + Highly numerate with efficient administration skills + Previous experience in a similar role Preferred: + Housebuilding software knowledge + Relevant Industry Qualification ONC/HNC/CIPS

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