• Location

    Reading, Berkshire

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  • Salary:

    £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum

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    Danielle Frost

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A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a self-motivated and passionate Buyer to join a well-established company based in Reading. You will be joining a supportive and committed Purchasing Team who challenge the traditional methods and go above and beyond to deliver an excellent service.

Main responsibilities of the Buyer:

  • Purchasing goods, materials and services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets
  • Ensure goods are delivered on time and within budget
  • Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships and negotiate the best outcome
  • Gathering information on price and availability of goods
  • Gaining approval on orders over £10k
  • Visiting suppliers on site
  • Negotiate contracts to improve prices and terms of business
  • Issuing and recording orders
  • Checking invoices to ensure prompt supplier payment

Qualifications and experience of the Buyer:

  • Previous experience purchasing with a construction / manufacturing environment
  • The ability to read technical drawings
  • A highly organised, self-motivated individual with the ability to prioritise a busy workload
  • Attention to detail is essential
  • Strong data entry - IT skills - MS Office
  • A full valid driving licence

Salary: £30k-£35kpa + Bonus Scheme/Benefits

Location: Reading

Job Type: Permanent

This position would suit someone with experience as a Buyer, Construction Buyer, Engineering Buyer, Technical Buyer Senior Buyer, Purchasing Specialist, Purchasing Manager, Category Specialist, Category Manager, Commodity Manager