Assistant Buyer

GBP18000.00 - GBP23000.00 per annum + free parking, pension, salary review
12 Mar 2018
11 Apr 2018
James Courtneidge
Specialist Area
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Leading HVAC manufacturer looking to appoint an ambitious procurement professional to grow into their team

Your new company
A fantastic forward thinking company with a global presence in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning market. They are responsible for regular customer orders on a large scale and also carrying out projects and research on behalf of their owning group.

A promote within philosophy and funded CIPS training will be on offer as well as superb exposure to a variety of materials purchasing and supply chain controlling.

Your new role
This role will start life as a direct purchasing role to complete orders and proactively negotiate competitive unit prices with a range of supplier accounts. You will be responsible for attending supplier visits with your manager and will be encouraged to grow your supplier contact base and grow with the business.

The successful applicant will have to overcome challenges on lead times from U.K and other European suppliers. Close liaison with internal engineers and the warehouse is essential for buying to spec and stock control.

What you'll need to succeed

Experience of buying in a fast moving environment
SAP skills advantageous but not essential
Great communication skills
Good negotiator
Competent MS Excel user
High work ethic

What you'll get in return
CIPS training, 37.5 hour week with flexibility on hours, Free parking, great pension scheme, competitive holiday allowance

What you need to do now
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