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  • Location

    Blackburn, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Office Services

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  • Salary:

    £20000 - £22000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sharon Walsh

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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Are you an experienced Buyer who has a minimum of 2 years' experience and has knowledge of ERP systems? Do you want to work for an established company who can offer you up to 9 months work with an immediate start? if so get in contact now! Paying a salary of £22K (pro rata for the 9 months)

The role:

  • Plan, create, process and transmit orders for material, services and consumable goods with suppliers whilst monitoring cost, quality and delivery performance.
  • Conduct all day to day purchasing activities including processing requisitions, purchase orders, expediting deliveries, arranging hires of plant and equipment, chasing open POs etc, and ensure they are performed in a timely manner.
  • Continually drive down costs and negotiate added value in all areas of managed spend.
  • Develop KPI's to demonstrate budget savings and provide regular updates
  • Understand & implement appropriate controls and audit strategies that enable compliance with company procurement policies and procedures.
  • Controlling the flow of all purchasing paperwork and correspondence

About you:

  • Good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to negotiate with internal/external stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Comfortable managing multiple projects and tasks, and prioritizing work accordingly.
  • Have a customer focused approach.
  • Working knowledge of legal & commercial aspects of procurement.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft package, and experience using an ERP system.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines whilst maintaining attention to detail and quality
  • Maintain high ethical standards and earn a high level of credibility based on trust, teamwork and communication.

A salary of £22K (pro-rata) is on offer along with onsite parking. Immediate start with a handover period.