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Buyer

  • Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
  • Location: Berkshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference J1039538

Job Purpose:

  • Work within the Supply Chain Team to ensure that projects are delivered to meet both financial and service level expectations by controlling all aspects of project purchases and buying.
  • To ensure timescales and deadlines are met and that the right products are delivered on-time every-time!
  • Focus on cost savings and buying improvements that enhance the company position financially and reputationally.

Key Tasks include:

  • Ensuring that budgeted spend levels are not exceeded and cost savings are made
  • With the project lead understand and identify any differences in requirements from 'As Won' specification and 'As ordered/ to be drawn' specification and any associated cost implementation.
  • At handover you will agree the 'booked margin' and measure all subsequent performance from that point.
  • Ensure buying is completed to the right standards and within required timescales to meet project program deadlines
  • Establish (with project leads) a project specific buying plan. This plan should be published and regularly updated (currently project tracker document)
  • Seek to make life easy for site and project teams by providing regular information updates (reduce need to ask for status updates)
  • Ensure all Purchases and correctly administered and assigned to correct costs / project codes
  • Responsible for tendering, contract management and negotiation within designated spend categories
  • Support the department in creating a positive Supply Chain brand and identity, that ensures the corporate Supply Chain function is valued and the "first stop" for all commercial activity.
  • Support delivery of Supply Chain Management Improvement Strategy
  • Approve supplier invoices
  • Source and secure new suppliers to enhance both quality and reduce costs where possible

Exciting opportunity to join a growing, successful company - Get in touch with Joanna today to discuss further.

Please note that we will only contact those candidates that we assess as suitable for the positions we have currently available based on their experience, training and skills. If we do not have anything suitable we will not keep your CV for more than 30 days.

Bucks and Berks Recruitment is an equal opportunities employment agency and employment business that is serious about its compliance with legislation. Bucks and Berks is acting as an Employment Agency in relationship to this role (if the vacancy is for a permanent position) or is acting as a Recruitment Business in relationship to this role (if the role is for a temporary position).