Optima UK Inc Ltd
25000.00 - 32000.00 GBP Annual
17 Apr 2019
15 May 2019
Contract Type



Salary up to GBP32K - dependant on experience

Our client, a well-established Coventry based metal fabrication business that operates across various structural fields.

In recognition of their strong brand and continued growth, we're recruiting for a Buyer to join their vibrant team. You'll be working hands on with varied duties.

This role would ideally suit an individual that is already experienced for a minimum of 2 years in this field with an understanding of steel fabrication and construction. This is a great opportunity for you to grow and continue a career in purchasing role and be a part of a long-established brand where you'll be valued for your contribution.

In this role you will:

  • Have purchasing/sourcing experience in a steel manufacturing field with knowledge of ERP systems

  • Liaise with suppliers. Negotiate rates to meet company objectives on cost, quality and lead-time.

  • Preparing enquiries, purchase orders, the optimisation of returns and best practice.

  • Managing stock levels effectively and ensure on time deliveries by communicating with suppliers.

  • Identify and implement best practice improvements to purchasing, including: cost reduction opportunities, supplier selection processes, long term agreements and internal processes.

  • Monitoring supplier inventories and supporting the finance team.

  • Work closely with key stakeholders within the business

  • Work within the premise of ISO9001 - monitor/report on suppliers

  • Knowledge and experience of purchasing from EU and Non-EU countries

The Candidate

For this role you will need to:

  • Have excellent communication skills, verbal & written

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Be planned, organised and conscientious of productivity deadlines

  • Self-motivated

  • Confident and effective influencer

  • Analytical in nature with excellent IT skills, proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel