Buyer, Harrogate

Posted By:Leeds Branch
Telephone:01132 469339

Job Summary

Reference: 048105194
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Harrogate
Salary: 25000 per annum
Date Posted: 11/11/2016

Job Description

25k + benefits + progression.

We are currently recruiting for a leading engineering firm based in Harrogate looking for a Buyer to join their procurement department team.

Working in a vibrant, modern open-plan environment, this is a busy role responsible for the administering and accurate placement of the buying activities within the business and enforcing company buying systems and quality processes.

Duties will include placing purchase orders and negotiating with suppliers on a regular basis, this role can be a great opportunity for you to develop your buying career.

Ideal applicants will have previous experience in Procurement, ideally within manufacturing and material planning although this is not essential.

Duties will include:

o Stock management
o Sourcing products to meet customer requirements
o Performing RFI/RFQ/RFP to obtain best value and work in best practise
o Evaluating bids & creating proposals
o Sourcing variety of components in different markets
o Formalising supplier agreements, whilst ensuring quality, cost, and delivery requirements are achieved.
o Reporting
o Value Engineering/Value Analysis
o Resolve any invoice queries
o Attend trade shows and visit new and existing suppliers, carrying out audits and review meetings.
o Manage facilities within the business and manage budgets and forecasts where required

It is essential that you have high levels of accuracy and numeracy, you are proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and that you have excellent organisational and administration skills. Sage 200 experience would be preferable but training can be given. CIPS qualified or working towards CIPS would be an advantage but not essential.

You will have an enthusiastic attitude, flexibility and adaptability with the confidence to effectively negotiate cost savings with suppliers. To do this you will be a good communicator with the ability to learn quickly, and a desire to develop your skills in this area.

Benefits include free parking, pension scheme, salary sacrifice and fuel card schemes, child care vouchers and real opportunities to develop and progress.

Immediate interviews available.

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