Buyer

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Stourport-on-Severn
Salary
29000.00 - 32000.00 GBP Annual + benefits
Posted
15 Jun 2021
Closes
13 Jul 2021
Sectors
Procurement
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This successful business is looking for someone that will become a positive role model for the Company. You will work with an enthusiastic and professional team in an informal, no-nonsense culture, where future opportunities for growth and development will be available.

Overview:

To purchase a diverse range of goods and services, both direct and in-direct
To be responsible for supplier appraisal, drafting terms and conditions, preparation of invitation to tender, post tender negotiation and contract award to ensure fulfilment of customer requirements at best value for money
Discuss with sales and contract departments in drafting and reviewing specifications to ensure a clear and unambiguous statement of customer and group needs
To consider group purchasing power to take advantage of economies of scale where and when possible
Discuss current practice at all stages of the procurement cycle including procedural and problem solving
methods, and most importantly choice and use of supplier. Reporting to Purchasing Manager and/or Directors should you consider change necessary?
To work with stock control personnel and factory managers to ensure availability of stock is maintained. Giving consideration to lead time with regards to production requirements and outsourcing by undertaking make vs buy decisions in busy periods
Managing sourcing from Far East and regularly expediting the progress of the orders, feeding back any quality concernsSkills:

Receive requisitions for raw materials and non-stock items, formulates purchase order which is sent to supplier
Raising and sending purchase orders via the re-order report, bill of materials, MRP and other means
Reconciles delivery notes, invoices and credit notes with purchase order, including entering of all information on purchase system (Sage).
Invoices to be nominally account coded and posted
Attachment of cheques to remittance advice and post. Write out cheques for pre-payment invoices for signature
Supplier negotiation and supplier relationship management to meet price, quality, delivery and service
Inputting, updating and maintaining supplier details on the computer system
Resolves any purchase ledger queries reference requests for payment
Raising of reject notes and returns notes, consolidating corrective actions with purchase invoice
Progress chasing of external suppliers and expediting overdue and due purchase order lines

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