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Buyer (maternity cover)

Business Support
£22,000 to £28,000 Per Annum
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For more information about this job please contact:

Kelly Rowland
01234 347069

Are you looking for your next role as a buyer in procurement?

Do you want to work for a company that offers some great flexible benefits?

Do you want to have the option of some flexibility around working from home?

If so then read on as we have a great opportunity for a buyer on a maternity cover contract.

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • To process all suggestions on buyer workbench driven by MRP output.
  • To process all requirements on buyer workbench for consumable items.
  • To ensure all order confirmations are chased if not received for both direct and indirect purchases to ensure we have accurate data in the system.
  • To monitor and action any late orders to ensure goods are received in line with supplier commitments.
  • To keep up to date the early warning shorts spreadsheet and communicate this with the relevant people in the business.
  • Development of relationships with key supplier contacts at operational level.
  • To resolve any queries relating to invoices to ensure timely payment to the supplier.
  • To produce adhoc and regular reports as requested for the monthly report submitted to the Head of Materials Management.
  • Keep the supplier database up to date with the relevant contacts and part information.

Who are we looking for?

  • Strong analytical skills (statistical analysis skills highly desirable) accurate and methodical with an eye for detail
  • Flexible and responsive to business needs
  • Inquisitive and proactive approach
  • A confident communicator with peers and across the business
  • Able to work on own initiative with minimum supervision
  • Able to prioritise work and tenacious in completing tasks and projects
  • Motivated, decisive and driven.

Key experience required

  • Demonstrable previous experience in a buying role
  • Experience using Epicor or other ERP software.

Salary £22,000 - £28,000 depending on experience.

To apply please contact Kelly at Osborne Appointments Kelly.rowland@oa-uk.co.uk or telephone 01234 347069

Thank you for your interest in this vacancy, which is being advertised by Osborne Appointments, who are acting as an employment agency / business. Your application will be considered in competition with others and we will contact you within 3 working days. Should you wish to speak to one of our team, please contact the OA Bedford office on 01234 347069

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