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Buyer

Buyer

  • Location

    Port Talbot, Neath Port Talbot

  • Sector:

    Industrial

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Paul Southard

  • Contact email:

    paul.southard@centricrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    913282_1541589841

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Duration:

    Temp to Perm

  • Expiry date:

    2018-12-07

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job Role Specification

Job Title:

Buyer

Date Reviewed:

Department:

Purchasing

General Purpose of Role:

Working within the Purchasing Department, the main duties of the role will be to assist within the overall purchasing function, ensuring that the day to day responsibilities of the department are completed to the required standard.

In this role the candidate will be dealing with a high volume of product spread across various commodities, the candidate will be asked to manage on boarding new suppliers setting up new parts and working closely with the sales team to ensure RFQ's are completed in a timely manner whilst maintaining day to day duties.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Order processing - ERP and purchase requisition,
  • Product sourcing - RFQ
  • Expediting
  • Supplier sourcing
  • Building supplier relationships
  • Part number and bills of material (BOM) creation
  • Good housekeeping of the purchasing system and files
  • Working closely with the other internal departments, for example; Finance, Technical etc…,
  • Assisting with departmental reporting
  • Reacting to any changes in customer demand
  • Identifying improvement opportunities
  • Resolving invoice queries
  • Assisting with departmental projects
  • Stock control

Previous Work Experience:

A minimum of 5 years purchasing experience

Specific Knowledge / Skills Competence:

Good computer literacy Essential - Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook

An understanding of SQL databases and managing large amounts of data is advantageous.

Behavioural Competencies:

Good team player.

Self motivated.

Good communicator.

Adaptable.

Reactive / fast thinker.

Logical.