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Buyer (German Speaking)

Job Description

Our client is actively looking to appoint an experienced German speaking Buyer to their team on a full-time permanent basis.


Ensuring a cohesive and aligned approach to procurement across the companies the Buyer will be responsible for ensuring a positive and pro-active approach to managing all aspects of their client contracts. Full understanding of our approach to ethical procurement ensuring high standards are maintained throughout the supply chain cycle.

Procurement Process

Sources and supply goods / services in line with client KPI’s.

Achieve targets utilising gainshare/baseline models and negotiating discounts to achieve additional profit.

Seeks new suppliers to enhance supply chain and ensure pre-qualification questionnaires are completed accordingly.

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 utilise 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.

Assist with tender pricing as and when required ensuring market competitiveness.

Ensure systems are up to date at all times (ebuy expediting)

Financial Control

Assist credit controller resolve client and supplier invoice queries in a timely manner.

Desired Qualities / Qualifications

Previous Procurement Experience2+ years

MRO Product Knowledge

Proficient in the Use of IT systems including Excel, Crystal Reports, Dynamics GP, Management Databases.

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    Amanda Duncan

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