Position
Procurement Buyer, Kent, Devon
Description

As a Procurement Buyer, you will take full responsibility of:

  • Sourcing, negotiating and buying of goods, materials and services to meet the Company’s operational requirements.

Overall Purpose of the Procurement Buyer Role:

  • Purchase goods, materials and services to ensure that the company operational needs are met, taking into account price, quality and delivery and to ensure continuity of supply.
  • Work with project teams to develop mechanical and electrical procurement plans
  • Compliance with the safety, health and environment requirements of materials and services
  • Compliance with site delivery restrictions
  • Maintain records and follow up files of purchases, shipments and related matters
  • Manage overdue PO KPI’s, stock-outs due to Procurement, hours downtime due to Procurement, supplier returns (Quality), Procurement cycle time.
  • Responsible for maintaining the accurate information in the number of Excel databases and any other documents created to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of purchasing department
  • Maintain files of descriptions of available supplies
  • Liaising between suppliers, manufacturers, Purchasing Manager and Project Managers
  • Building and maintaining a good relationship with existing suppliers, as well as researching and identifying new potential suppliers
  • Negotiating prices and obtaining quotations
  • Attending meetings
  • Handle procurement of new material requirements from existing and potentially new suppliers.
  • Perform related job duties as required

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • At least 4 years’ experience purchasing mechanical materials
  • Good negotiating and networking skills
  • Good mathematical skills and ability to work with figures and budgets
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Great IT skills, proficiency using MS Office package and Excel
  • Ability to prioritise and work
  • Good report writing skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Able to multi-task

Salary – £45,000 – £60,000

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Position: Procurement Buyer, Kent, Devon

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Employment Type
Full Time
Beginning of employment
ASAP
Duration of employment
Permanent
Industry
Construction
Job Location
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Working Hours
8 AM to 5PM
Base Salary
£45,000 £ - £60,000 £
Date posted
21st June 2019
Valid through
2 August 2019