£ Negotiable

Our client is looking for a Buyer to work on site. The Buyer’s main purpose is to place orders competitively, on time and on an approved supplier base.

Main duties of the Buyer

  • Progress outstanding orders
  • Ensure data entry onto the company stock control software is carried out promptly and accurately
  • Convert orders received into buying reports
  • Ensure the Manufacturing data base is maintained
  • Record client orders into department
  • Check and approve all purchase orders in accordance with signing limits
  • Evaluate stock discrepancies
  • Run relevant buying action reports
  • Place stock orders against clients’ received orders
  • Place non-stock orders against correctly authorised Purchase Requisitions
  • Issue supplier schedules as required
  • Support the Non-Production Purchasing function
  • Work to company standards as written in the QA Manual and SOPs
  • Work to Company Health and Safety Requirements and ensuring procedures are followed

Necessary qualifications and training for the Buyer

  • 3+ years of experience in purchasing
  • CIPS qualification
  • A-B grades in Maths and English GCSE or equivalent
  • Must have excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Good communication skills
  • Team player
  • Good telephone manner

Company benefits

25 days annual leave
8% non-contributory pension
Simply Health medical plan
Life Insurance
Cycle to work scheme

Site-based. 39 hours per week. 8am – 5pm Monday to Thursday, 8am -1pm Friday

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