Location Boroughbridge
Discipline: Office Support & Sales
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £28,000 - £30,000
Contact name: Katie Kendall

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Published: 17 days ago

I am assisting an independent business who are based a short drive from near Boroughbridge as they are recruiting for a Buyer to join their team on a full time basis.

To be the successful candidate you will have experience in purchasing, negotiation, and supply chain management. If you have a strong background in procurement and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, we would love to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities:

·        Overseeing the daily operations of the department

·        Managing import and export clearances

·        Collaborating with the supply chain on ERP to ensure raw material availability and stock accuracy

·        Planning and placing purchase orders

·        Tracking purchases and expediting orders as necessary

·        Negotiating prices and terms & conditions with suppliers

·        Resolving supplier invoice queries

·        Maintaining the supplier database

·        Working with regulatory and quality teams on product and supplier approvals

·        Developing and maintaining strong relationships with existing and new suppliers

·        Handling supplier complaints

·        Liaising with relevant departments

·        Performing any other duties as assigned by management

·        Taking ownership of Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) responsibilities, addressing concerns within and outside their areas of responsibility by notifying relevant managers

Skills and experience:

·        Minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar role

·        Proficient in Microsoft Office packages, Business Central 365, and strong IT skills

·        Strong organisational and planning skills, with the ability to prioritise effectively and work under pressure

·        Strong work ethic with the ability to show initiative and excellent communication skills at all levels

·        Team player with the ability to work on cross-functional teams and projects

·        Ability to work independently and collaboratively with others