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    Blaze Furley

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    10 months ago

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Location: Bridgnorth

Salary: Circa £34k

A local metal sheet manufacturer is looking for an Buyer to join their team. They will be responsible for Purchasing in line with company requirements, securing the best value goods and services, whilst being mindful of where the products are coming from ensuring we source ethically and sustainably.

Buyer - Job Role:

  • Obtaining quotes for items requested via the Requisition System - buying categories include civils, mechanical, heating, general consumables, tools, lab supplies and more.
  • Evaluate quotes and negotiate prices and delivery where necessary
  • Upload all quotes and documents to the requisitions and send for approval
  • Raising and issuing orders on approval of requisitions
  • Attaching copies of all orders and acknowledgements to the requisition system to maintain paperless filing system
  • Provide commercial assistance in contracts
  • Complete credit account applications
  • Resolve invoice queries
  • Raise Payment requests
  • Manage and lead contracts which Purchasing are solely responsible for, including work wear and site drinking water supply

Buyer – Person Requirements:

  • A CIPS qualification, or working towards it, a relevant degree or demonstrable equivalent experience
  • Relevant experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge of purchasing and administrative procedures
  • A professional telephone manner
  • Computer literacy with experience using Microsoft packages and in-house purchasing systems
  • To be able to cope with a demanding fast paced environment under pressure from deadlines
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a busy team