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Buyer

  • Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 07/11/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH92245

Buyer - £25,000-30,000 - Portsmouth

We are currently recruiting for a Buyer to join a leading engineering business based in Portsmouth

You will be working on a range of exciting design, manufacture and support projects. The business continues to win new work and grow at a significant pace, as a result we are recruiting for talented, enthusiastic and driven people.

This is a great opportunity for a procurement professional to work for an engineering company and be a part of increasing the overall value derived from the supply chain.

Whats on offer?

  • Salary up to £30,000
  • Great career progression working within a leading engineering business
  • Generous benefits package (Flexible Working Hours, Pension Scheme, Child Care Vouchers)

Major Responsibilities / Accountabilities:

  • Ensuring appropriate Contract Terms and Conditions are applied to all Contracts (including Sub-Contract and Purchase Orders) placed
  • Managing and executing the processing and placement of Contracts in sufficient time to meet the required delivery date, ensuring that the best total acquisition cost is achieved
  • Participating in Category Management, Supplier Relationship Management or Capability Development initiatives, supporting the development of the Company's Supply Chain and Procurement strategy in line with Corporate or Business Unit objectives
  • Analysing procurement spends and seeking to introduce the most reliable cost effective procurement route to suit each circumstance or group of circumstances
  • Sourcing suitable suppliers.

Qualification/ Skills & Attributes:

  • Hold a recognised degree qualification (or equivalent).
  • Be a Member of a relevant professional body, for example the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply at a Level 5 or above (preferred).
  • Have an appropriate level of knowledge in supply chain and procurement of goods/services.
  • Demonstrate a sound knowledge and application of good commercial business practice.
  • Have a proven track record of effective people management and interpersonal skills.
  • Have a willingness to work in different areas of the business as the business need requires.

If you would like to be considered for the position please submit an application or contact Sarah Kesaulija on 01179 309 708