Role details


Doncaster   •   £25,000 - £28,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Doncaster
  • Stockist / Distributer

About Our Client

Our client, based in Doncaster, are looking for a Buyer to manage a category of products. Following the success of winning a number of high profile contracts (equating to just over £22m worth of business) the business has plans for further growth and additional headcount.

Job Description

This role of this Buyer will manage and oversee purchasing and supply chain requirements for a given commodity group, ensuring material plans are executed in line with project and customer orders / maintenance requirements.

  • Ensure optimal inventory levels are maintained.
  • Deputise for management as required.

  • Industry benchmarking of competitor products ensuring best price selection.

  • Manage delivery of commodity group of materials to due date.

  • Management of Supplier / Vendor schedules ensuring optimal inventory levels maintained.

  • Delivery of commodity group purchase savings achieved to agreed annual targets.

  • Management of Supplier / Vendor framework agreements, rejections and warranty claims.

The Successful Applicant

Ideally the successful candidate for this position of Buyer will have:

  • The ability to source / negotiate commodities. (Commodity scope not yet fully scoped).

  • The ability to forecast and manage inventory levels commensurate with demand

  • The desire or have started to work towards CIPS Chartered Status.

  • Strong Negotiator.
  • The ability to work under pressure and at all organisational level(s) both internally and externally.
  • A good working knowledge of ERP / MRP Systems.
  • A Commercial mind.

What's on Offer

£25000 - £28000

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