16 Jun Buyer
£22K - £24K
This a great opportunity to work with an expanding national organisation who invest in their business and their staff. My client is passionate about what they do and is focussed on becoming number one in their field.
The role involves working as part of the purchasing team, effectively managing the supply chain and ensuring customer needs are met. You will need to establish strong working relationships with suppliers and internal customers, provide information to stakeholders and ensure stock levels are managed to ensure the company can deliver goods on time. You will be required to source new or alternative products, negotiate terms and pricing and produce accurate purchasing forecasts. In brief, you need to ensure stock levels are maintained to the right levels avoiding under or overstocking and control the pricing for all purchased goods.
Ideally you will have CIPS Level 4 or relevant experience, an excellent working knowledge of Excel to an advanced level, and some knowledge of Sage 500 and Sage 1000, Effective written and verbal communication skills are essential, as are influencing and negotiating skills and the ability to plan and prioritise an ever changing workload.