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JR Personnel
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
£22,000 - £25,000
19 Dec 2018
16 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

JR Personnel are an employment agency acting on behalf of a client who is looking for an experienced procurement buyer to effectively manage the buying and supply chain processes.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Provide a professional procurement service.
  • Generate formal purchase orders to suppliers on a daily basis ensuring that requirements are clearly communicated to the supplier and that procedures have been followed
  • Provide support / guidance to ensure continued governance of the purchase to pay process, limiting potential risk and liability, whilst ensuring that goods and services are purchased in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Provide advice to internal customers on use of Purchasing Cards, use of Contractors / Agency staff, raising purchase requisitions using SAP, contracts in place offering the best deals, local suppliers, health & safety issues. Support the business in resolving any vendor issues.
  • Compile and issue tender documentation and programmes in accordance with Company and legislative requirements.
  • Provide input into specifications to be incorporated into tender documentation
  • With the support of the Senior Buyer, Evaluate tender submissions, produce tender comparison statements, and take responsibility for negotiations with vendors. Award Contracts.
  • Under the guidance of the Senior Buyer, carry out vendor selection / approval, develop and maintain approved Vendor database on SAP system whilst taking into consideration sustainability requirements including adherence to the Supplier Code of Conduct.


  • Experience in a procurement environment
  • Experience in the purchase of a variety of goods and services is desirable
  • Previous employment within procurement
  • Understanding and experience of the tender process would be advantageous
  • Supplier sourcing, appraisal and selection experience would be useful
  • Proficient/ Familiar in the use of systems incorporating procurement to generate purchase orders
  • Microsoft Office/ Word/Excel skills

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