Buyer

Recruiter
Undisclosed Company
Location
Thame, Oxfordshire
Salary
£25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted
12 Mar 2018
Closes
26 Mar 2018
Ref
HW1176
Contact
Manpower UK
Sector
Purchasing
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Great opportunity for an experienced Buyer to work for a growing business in near Thame! Do you have previous experience working in a buyers role? Do you have an interest in undertaking MCIPS, or are you part qualified and looking to complete this with your next employer? If so this could be the perfect opportunity for you!!

What's in it for you ? To work for a company who are in continued growth, Good solid basic wage, Hours 8am - 5.30pm (Monday to Friday) 22 Days Holiday (increase with Length of Service)
3% match Pension Scheme.

The role
To work with the Procurement Manager in defining and implementing best practice procurement and support the company procurement policy. To support the group with purchasing capability (Negotiating new contracts and maintaining existing contracts with suppliers to include, sourcing, pricing, and maintenance of contracts) To support Procurement Manager in shaping the strategy for supplies and services to the business. Work with colleagues in developing supplier appraisal systems. Develop effective working relationships with key suppliers. To work with the Finance team to ensure that agreed terms are achieved, accounted for and that a consistent approach is taken with all suppliers.

Effectively communicate with all relevant internal functions to ensure that goods and services are fit for purpose, cost savings are identified and changes implemented to achieve these savings. Support the Procurement Manager in negotiations as required.

Prepare, produce and communicate all relevant documentation regarding terms, contractual obligations etc. as specified by the business. To ensure that all relevant purchasing/commercial contact details are updated on the relevant systems and data bases. Develop and produce Purchasing dashboard for monthly procurement meetings.

The procurement team is a small team, so it's important for the individual to be prepared to get involved in any activities outside of the above in order to support the overall team.
Key Skills: Educated to A level or equivalent or of graduate calibre. Part Qualified - MCIPS. Experience of the commercial environment essential. Purchasing experience is required, ideally from buying a variety of goods and services.

A working knowledge of ERP systems (SAP preferable)Strong user of Excel, competent in use of Pivot Tables, V-lookup etc, ability to handle large quantities of raw data and summarise and interpret.
Experience of supplier performance measurement and management.

Interested??!! Then please apply here today, also feel free to give me a call on 07515325487 for more information!!

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