Assistant Buyer

Posted 24 November by Chase and Holland Recruitment Ltd
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Assistant Buyer – Barnsley - Competitive Salary + CIPS Study Support

Chase & Holland are proud to be supporting a hugely successful business in Barnsley who are looking to recruit an Assistant Buyer to join their team on a full time permanent basis.

Working within an established team, this role will offer you the support and development to have a career in purchasing.

Assistant Buyer Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing requisitions, sourcing materials, negotiation and placement of orders in line with business and operating procedures and to time and cost
  • Negotiating to produce discounts with suppliers
  • Completion of invoice queries and order amendments in a timely fashion
  • Accurate recording, maintaining and updating of key information including but not limited to; waste saving reports, everyday savings and mitigated losses, Procurement Information Bulletin, weekly issues
  • Ensuring compliance with all processes and protocols within your job remit
  • Administrating of Subcontract orders/Vendor Assessments and Insurances
  • Review and process Q&O Orders.
  • Key Requirements and Preferences:
  • Good communication and computer skills are essential to the role
  • Strong negotiation skills and proven purchasing experience
  • The ability to think and act proactively
  • Positive attitude, motivation and flexibility
  • Good observation and communication skills
Hours of work - 8am – 4:30pm (Mon to Thur) 8am – 3:30pm (Fri) 30 min lunch

In return you’ll receive:

  • CIPS study support and development
  • 25 days + 8 bank holidays
  • Westfield Health
  • Pension scheme
  • Free onsite parking
  • Life Assurance (3.5 x base salary)
If you are interested in finding out about this exciting Assistant Buyer opportunity, click ‘apply now'.

Chase and Holland acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialise in Finance, Supply Chain, HR and IT recruitment and comfortably service Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire and Lincolnshire marketplaces

Required skills

  • Purchasing

Reference: 44486418

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