Our client is recruiting an Assistant Buyer to join their team on a full time permanent basis.
Will consider candidates with Admin experience looking to move into buying.
Duties will include
Pro-actively contributes towards the companies’ global procurement vision of best practice and being the market leader in procurement by working with Senior Management to improve and promote high levels of operational performance.
Sources and supply goods / services in line with client KPI’s.
Achieve targets utilizing gainshare/baseline models and negotiating discounts to achieve additional profit.
Negotiates costs and payment terms with suppliers to ensure quality, delivery and technical standards are met.
Ensures the procurement process operate in line with company QHSE standards, policies and procedures.
Ensures queries are resolved promptly whether internal or external.
Ensures customs paperwork is provided in a timely manner.
Ensures search and utilize client surplus stock for all RFQ’s received.
Ensures source eco-friendly alternative products and offer to customers.
Ensures customer feedback is received on a monthly basis to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction.
Proactively contributes to creating a good team atmosphere.
Ensure systems are up to date at all times
Build sound relationships with customers/suppliers.
Assist credit controller resolve client and supplier invoice queries in a timely manner.
Desired Qualities / Qualifications
Previous Procurement Experience desired by not essential.
Proficient in the Use of IT systems including Excel, Crystal Reports, Dynamics GP, Management Databases.