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Job Title:              Buyer

Hours:                   Monday – Friday  F/time

 

Overview:           To support the Bespoke Purchasing Manager and Generic Purchasing Manager in the smooth running of the Purchasing Department. Working in all aspects of supply chain and procurement.

 

Responsible To: Purchasing Managers

 

Key Objectives:

  • To deliver cost effective, timely and value-added purchasing to all internal customers and will manage all aspects of procurement within the supply chain in a professional and ethical manner, looking at continuous improvement and cost reductions

Key Responsibilities and Duties:              

 

  • Create supply chain/inventory reports and interpret data
  • Managing inventory levels and stock management
  • Placing of purchase orders with suppliers
  • Working with supplier on forecasting, and communicating with all parties
  • Management of supplier performance, ensuring compliance and performance standards are met
  • Negotiate with suppliers for best pricing, quantities and delivery schedules
  • Researching new products and manufacturers
  • Support the sales team with working on tenders, and presenting to customers where required
  • Working with the team to achieve KPIs and targets in a number of areas including supply chain management.
  • Understand and influence key financial purchasing issues
  • Understanding customs clearance/import procedures
  • Support all aspects of a busy purchasing department
  • Co-ordinating any special orders and opening ordering requirements

Key Skills:

  • A working knowledge of Prof.ItPlus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office particularly Excel
  • Excellent Organisational skills
  • Team Player
  • Ability to prioritise a frequently changing workload
  • Highly organised and able to work well under pressure
  • Good Attention to detail
  • Ability to Communicate well

NB  THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IS NOT EXHAUSTIVE AND MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DEPENDENT UPON DEPARTMENTAL CIRCUMSTANCES

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Job Overview
Category
Commercial
Offered Salary
25402.58 - 25402.58 per year
Job Location
Yate, Gloucestershire
Job Type
Permanent
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