Buyer - Coventry - GBP23k - GBP32k + Annual Bonus

Alexander Chapel Recruitment Ltd
23000.00 - 32000.00 GBP Annual + depending on experience
20 Mar 2017
04 Apr 2017
Contract Type
You will lead our 'best in class' purchasing support function within our Midlands branch operation, driving the buying function to support to our established and successful sales team, within this fast moving B2B environment.

You will be responsible for overall purchasing strategy and have responsibility for all aspects of our supply chain management. You will also control the enquiry costing function for our bespoke business, and you will source new products and product lines in our ever evolving business.

This is an exciting opportunity an enthusiastic and capable individual to join one of the fastest growing companies in the UK and embark on the path toward a successful and rewarding career. The position is based at our Midlands branch You will gain:

The opportunity to work amongst some of the industries leading experts

Exposure to some of the most innovative products and solutions in the UK market

The opportunity to execute your own buying strategy and evolve the support function

Ongoing focus on building skill sets and personal development You will need to:

Preferably hold CIPS qualification or equivalent

Preferably have knowledge of UK and international purchasing

Have a demonstrable track record of success within a purchasing role

Excellent negotiation skills

Understanding of strategic buying methods and deal making

Understanding and appreciation of the psychology of buying

Understand the vision of the business and tailor buying strategy to drive this

Excellent interpersonal skills, in order to be a flexible and supportive member of the team

An ethical approach to business and relationship building

Be outgoing, positive and have excellent communication skills, particularly on the telephone

Manage a healthy workload and maintain focus and organisation

Be able to understand and effectively follow company process and procedure

A strong desire to improve the supplier/ customer experience

Demonstrate strong ability with Microsoft Office products, with an emphasis on Excel o Maintain strict confidentiality at all times

To adhere to all national and local health and safety regulation and company quality policies Minimum requirements:

3 years B2B industry experience in a purchasing or buying/selling role

Excellent presentation skills We offer an excellent benefits package:

20 days holiday per year rising to 25, plus statutory holidays

An opportunity to become a shareholder

An auto enrolment pension scheme with employer contributions

Death in service benefit