Buyer - Fixed Term Contract

Anderson Scott Solutions Ltd
£18,000 per annum
27 Jul 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Buyer - Fixed term contract


£18000 - £22000

This is an exciting role to join the purchasing department of a growing organisation.

You will be responsible for the purchase of key materials, managing service contracts including items required for maintenance, and in doing so ensuring that this is undertaken by the most value added route. Working in a team of 3 reporting to the Purchasing Manager

  • Regulation of purchases for production materials and the in-house stores stock items
  • Auditing specifications, requirements, costs and quantities for items ordered
  • Ensuring materials are purchased at the most economic cost through the identification of suitable sources of supply, inviting and analysing tenders.
  • Ensuring efficiency or order placement
  • Identifying and reviewing reputable and proven suppliers
  • Using the purchasing module of the company’s ERP System
  • Liaising with the Accounts Dept, on site stores personnel

Skills and experience required

  • Ideally a CIPS qualification or working towards it, a relevant degree or demonstrable equivalent experience
  • Previous experience within a similar role
  • Knowledge of purchasing principles
  • Professional Telephone manner
  • Computer literate with experience using Microsoft Packages
  • Experience within a manufacturing environment
  • An understanding of foreign exchange currency implications

To apply for this position please contact Sarah Dyehouse at Anderson Scott Solutions

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