Buyer

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Job Title: Buyer

Location: Nottingham

Salary: £23K-£25K

The Company

Our client, a leading European innovator of customer driven inventory-as-a-service solutions, is looking for a buyer to join their busy team.

The Role

Facilitate best value stock procurement maintaining lean inventory levels using business systems

Manage reactive workflow from both Sales and Contracts team

Negotiating favourable terms and agreements with vendors, partners and service providers

Processing purchase orders in accordance with company terms and conditions

Establishing relationships with a global supply chain ensuring best value and compliance whilst promoting strong ethical and co-operative values

Supply market and product knowledge/pricing for new bids

Facilitate sustainable, best value costing and innovative supply solutions for Sale

Investigating Repair, Warranty, Manufacturer solutions

Work with bid team on stock level and location planning in line with budget and Service constraints

Assist with no win "postmortem" to identify improvement opportunities

Provide and report on KPI's for the department (purchasing effectiveness, reduced stock valuation etc.)

Act on Excess and Obsolete (E&O) stock reports to provide strategies for future minimization and suggest tactical solutions for excess clearance back in to supply chain

Other business analysis reporting related to procurement and inventory management as required

Work with other functions to manage enterprise product part number database integrity

The Candidate

Essential Experience

Procurement experience

Demonstrably strong negotiation and inter-personal skills

Good commercial acumen and awareness of financial & budgetary terms

Experience using ERP systems, Microsoft Excel and/or web-based ordering systems

Strong relationship management skills

Desirable Experience

I.T. Industry experience

Procurement related qualification such as CIPS at level 3 or above – We can train candidate

An understanding of Quality Management Systems

A level; Degree level or MCIPS qualified

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