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Buyer/Procurement Officer/Purchaser

Posted 20 April by Travail Employment Group Easy Apply Ended

Buyer/Procurement Officer/Purchaser

Yorkshire - upto £30k - 33 days holidays, Mon-Fri, 8.30am to 5.00pm

  • Buyer (Manufacturing and Engineering)
  • Up to £30,000 p/a
  • 33 days holidays per year
  • Monday to Friday
  • 8.30am - 5.00pm
  • Development Opportunities

Our client, a UK wide manufacturer, are keen to recruit a Buyer to support the Head of Supply Chain within the purchasing function.

Responsibilities of the Buyer include:

  • To ensure RFQ’s are actioned on time with prices determined by negotiation by using a minimum of two supplier quotations (where/when applicable)
  • When and where appropriate to action all DCN (Drawing Change Note) requests with the corresponding suppliers and to update the internal records
  • To define maintain and/or implement supply and service level agreements
  • To monitor and measure supplier performance against pre-agreed targets and to facilitate periodic performance review meeting with suppliers
  • To attend external seminars/exhibitions and to visit key suppliers
  • Managing supplier quality assurance issues for those suppliers they are assigned responsibility for, including investigation of issues, raising appropriate non-conforming reports

Requirements of the Buyer:

  • Competent in the use of Microsoft office software (eg: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Effective Communicator and negotiating skills
  • Competent in the use of a mainframe operating system
  • Exposure to dealing with suppliers and agreeing prices and terms
  • Strong buying experience within a manufacturing environment
  • Working towards CIPS (Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply)

Travail employment group is operating as an employment agency. Once you click apply for this job your application will be immediately received by Travail Employment Group. If your application is successful a consultant from our team will be in contact with you within the next 7 days. If you do not hear from us within 7 days you have not been successful on this occasion and unless otherwise advised, Travail will keep your details on file and contact you within future relevant opportunities.

Required skills

  • Communication Skills
  • Microsoft Office
  • Negotiating
  • CIPS

Reference: 34641434

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