Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Supply Chain Buyer


Job Description:

Are you ready to progress or start your career in purchasing?

We are currently seeking 2 permanent Administrators to join a Procurement team. This is a busy Purchasing/Admin role supporting the supply chain

As you can imagine it is a fast-paced role, requiring development of a good working relationship with suppliers, focusing on lead time and on time delivery, to ensure the smooth running of the Supply Chain.

Hours are 37.5 hours per week (Monday – Friday).

This is an excellent opportunity for someone to join a truly diverse and global company, we would love to find someone with the drive to grow and develop within our Procurement team.

The is a critical role in ensuring the smooth running of the Supply Chain, through active supplier relationship management, whilst delivering the efficient purchase and delivery of goods associated with production and installation.

  • Manage a portfolio of materials, ensuring on time delivery and active supplier relationship management.
  • Monitoring Supplier performance and resolving and escalating queries where necessary.
  • Undertake and maintain Market Analysis and Benchmarking to validate current costs and identify opportunities.
  • Working closely with the Procurement Manager to assist with Cost Saving initiatives

Skills & Knowledge Required

  • Highly IT Literate (SAP experience preferable).
  • Strong planning and prioritisation skills, with the ability to manage a demanding workload effectively.
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels and formats
  • Use the appropriate tools to develop Supplier Relationships.
  • Achieve KPI targets and other identified value-added activities as agreed with the Procurement Manager.
  • To ensure that customer requirements are always met
  • Team-player
  • Highly organized
  • Challenger – results-driven
  • Efficient and effective
  • Flexible, open to new ideas and managing challenging situations.
Salary depends on experience - £23-25k PA
  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation

    United Kingdom

  • Industry Sector Manufacturing

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