Assistant Buyer Job In Alfreton

Assistant Buyer


  • £9.54 - £10.54 per hour
  • Posted: 29/01/2019
  • Alfreton
  • Job Ref: 071102216
  • Temporary

Job Details

An experienced Assistant Buyer required on a 3 month Temporary contact.
As a member of the Purchasing Team you will report to the Procurement manager.

  • To conduct Requests for Information (RFI) and deliver Requests for Quotations (RFQ), using the approved procurement software, and therefore deliver savings for the Trust ensuring best value for money is achieved.
  • Key Result Areas:
  • To ensure Requests for Quotations (RFQs), requisitions and purchase orders are completed using the appropriate procurement software,
  • To deliver savings to the Trust, using RFQ's and during negotiations with suppliers to meet operational delivery needs
  • To provide end users with guidance and helpdesk support
  • To expedite and chase late, absent or shortages from suppliers against purchase orders
Key requirements.
  • Sound basic education with certificates in English and Maths or equivalent
  • 1 years' experience in similar Purchasing or procurement environment.
  • Experience in a Purchasing P2P Software and processes.
  • Conducting Requests for Quotations (RFQ)
  • Expediting and progressing deliveries to arrive on time
  • Negotiating with suppliers on delivery and ensuring orders are placed in a timely fashion
Key Skills
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Good keyboard skills
  • Excel and Word
  • Good telephone manner
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Ability to understand and work to deadlines
Please call direct on 01332 363000 or click to apply