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  • Location

    Preston, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Office Services

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £25000 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tia Chetram

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


Are you an experienced Buyer who has a minimum of 2 years' experience, ideally within FMCG and are available for work immediately? Do you want to work for an established company who are looking for someone to cover a sickness period? The salary is negotiable depending on the candidate.

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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Able to work in a fast working environment
  • 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