• Location

    Southampton, Hampshire

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  • Salary:

    £25000 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Charlotte Culhane

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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A great opportunity for a dynamic procurement professional to join a leading organisation as a Buyer, to be responsible for managing the spend in respect of purchasing activities, manage operations to secure efficiency and compliance. Role is paying a competitive salary and based on the outskirts of Southampton.

Key Responsibilities of the Buyer;

  • Source and purchase from suppliers working to a cost effective and business sense manner.
  • Work closely with suppliers to monitor and advise on any potential issues.
  • Validate and prepare purchase orders on a daily basis
  • Maintain work orders, good and services and supplier lists
  • Supporting Purchasing with tender prep, reports and continuous improvement
  • Managing all store requirements, and any customer enquiries

Personal Specification of the Buyer;

  • Proven Purchasing experience.
  • Experience within a Manufacturing / Engineering / Construction environment.
  • Excellent communication & negotiation skills.
  • Excellent IT skills including MS Office.
  • Driven and flexible attitude.
  • Enthusiastic and ability to work effectively as part of a team.

This role would also suit you if you have held a role as a Buyer, Senior Buyer, Purchasing Controller, Purchasing Administrator, Junior Buyer, Procurement Assistant or Commercial Coordinator.