Buyer – Office Angels – Kingston upon Hull

Office Angels

Salary: £40,000
Location: Hull
Permanent, Full-Time
Office Based
Proposed Start Date: February/March
Do you have experience overseeing a purchasing function? Are you looking for a role that you can really put your name on? Office Angels are working with a large wholesale business to recruit for an experienced buyer to head up their purchasing function. This role would suit someone with a history in procurement and experience as a senior member of a buying department.
Office Angels is the market-leading provider of permanent office professional roles across the UK. We’ve been proving our worth with every placement for more than three decades. We develop relationships with our many valued clients, understanding their unique business requirements and pinpointing the ideal fit for their company culture. We’re also passionate about helping our candidates fulfil their career potential.
The role:
Build strong relationships with suppliers to negotiate best pricing
Constantly review supplier lists and evaluate pricing and terms
Input and issue purchase orders ensuring necessary materials are ordered in a timely manner
Be pro-active with order scheduling to ensure necessary stock is maintained
Handle admin tasks for department
Oversee stock inventory
Regularly report on supplier performance and manage ongoing issues
Chase for credits owed where applicable
Be ever looking for new suppliers to build relationships with
Contribute to the business’ social and environmental responsibilities
Support on adhoc projects as required
Manage a small team of purchasing assistants
To be successful in this role, you will:
Be an experienced people manager or senior member of staff
Have a strong background in procurement
Possess the ability to research new suppliers and evaluate them
Have experience with IT packages including MS Office and other MRP/ERP systems
Have excellent negotiating skills
In return you will be entitled to:
An annual salary of £40,000
Hours of Monday to Friday 7:45-17:00 with an hours lunch (can be flexible if needed)
Free on-site parking
If this sounds like the role for you then press apply now. For more information, please call the office on .
Office Angels acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Office Angels UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
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