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Buyer

Ref code: BZA99099234
£35k per year
Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England
Permanent
Office Based

Buyer
Procurement
Up to £35,000
Burton upon Trent
Monday to Friday 07.30-16.30

SF Recruitment are working with a SME based in Burton upon Trent who are recruiting a Buyer within their Procurement team. This is a permanent, full-time role with a salary paying up to £35,000. Reporting to the Procurement Manager you will be required to liaise with suppliers across Asia and Europe negotiating competitive prices ensuring stock arrives in agreed timeframes. You will need to have great interpersonal skills as this role involves building relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Suitable candidates will have prior Procurement/Purchasing experience and knowledge of import/export is desirable.

Scope of role
- Raise purchase orders
- Liaise with Suppliers across Asia and Europe managing dispatch dates, ensuring stock arrives within the agreed time frames
- Manage stock availability
- Negotiate prices with suppliers reducing costs where possible
- Onboard new suppliers
- Manage supplier performance ensuring KPIS have been met
- Process and confirm sales contracts.

The Buyer
- Experienced within Purchasing/Procurement
- Planning and Organisation Skills
- Negotiations skills
- Excellent Communication and Relationships building skills
- Positive and flexible approach
- Import/Export experience 

Please apply now to express an interest and a member of the Procurement division will contact all suitable candidates to talk through the role in more detail.

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