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Senior Buyer

Our client is seeking to appoint an experienced Senior Buyer who will take responsibility for ensuring products and services are provided at the best commercial terms to support the needs of the business. You will be number driven, with strong negotiaton skills in order to excel in this role!

Location: Colwick, Nottingham

Salary: £30,000 per annum

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and develop existing suppliers
  • Identify opportunities and implement supply chain changes where appropriate
  • Negotiate with suppliers to achieve best value to support the business needs
  • Work in cross-functional teams to manage incoming and out-going product collections
  • Report writing and analysis of data to support departmental KPI’s
  • Analysis of appropriate sales metrics to mould future purchasing and stock holding plans
  • Controlling, building and strengthening supplier relationships to continually improve and report on performance
  • Communication using high standard of interpersonal, written, verbal and presentation skills

Skills/Attributes/Experience:

  • Proven experience in a Buying role is essential
  • Possess a good working knowledge of Excel, particularly the use of formulas and other tools to enable statistical analysis of the stock range is essential
  • Excellent attention to detail and an ability to work to tight deadlines
  • A self-starter who is able to independently manage and prioritise their own workload on a daily basis
  • Knowledge of SAP or equivalent ERP system is desirable
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Can demonstrate full ownership for analytical decisions

Please only apply for this position if you can evidence, on your CV, the essential elements of the post.

Should this not be the case, you will only receive an automatically generated email response to your application with no further communication.

Purchasing Assistant

Our client, a well established and evolving family business are seeking to appoint a Purchasing Assistant to join their team. You will be a clear communicator and both proactive and efficient. This is an unmissable opportunity for a keen individual to further develop their career with a desire to learn and grow!

Location: Old Basford

Salary: £22,000 per annum

Responsibilities:

  • Selecting new suppliers and reviewing the old
  • Finding the right suppliers
  • Negotiating prices within your remit (getting the best value for money)
  • Ensuring the products are delivered on time
  • Updating departments with delivery dates for outstanding orders by liaising with goods inwards and communicating back to departments
  • Chasing P.O.D’s
  • Matching all paperwork
  • Stock control (where required)
  • Maintaining relationships with existing suppliers while seeking new ones

Skills/Attributes/Experience:

  • A qualification and or previous experience in purchasing is required
  • Good communication skills face to face, telephone and email
  • Can remain calm under pressure
  • Have analytical skills
  • Negotiate and network
  • Multi-task
  • Numerical Ability
  • Have IT skills
  • Good commercial awareness

Please only apply for this position if you can evidence, on your CV, the essential elements of the post.

Should this not be the case, you will only receive an automatically generated email response to your application with no further communication.

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