Kings Lynn

£35,000 - £40,000pa depending on experience

This engineering business have been established in East Anglia for decades now and produce industry leading machinery across the UK working with some of the biggest and best companies in the process. Due to the expanison of the company over the last 18 months they've decided to open up a stand alone purchasing department looking for a Buyer with view to developing this person into a Purchasing Manager.

They're looking for a self starter, who wants to learn and develop the purchasing department alongside the management team. You would have previously or currently working as a Buyer within an engineering business.

They're looking for the following skill set:

Key Areas of Responsibility

Responsible for Purchasing Department, Goods-In Department and Quality Department
Involved in sourcing components through existing and new suppliers (Raising orders via the bespoke system - ERP)
Assisting the project buyers with the day-to-day procurement of items requested by the Workshop and Site teams.
Research, select and purchase quality products and materials.
Build relationships with suppliers and negotiate with them for the best pricing.
Arrange transport of goods and track orders to ensure timely delivery.
Following and enforcing the company's procurement policies and procedures.
Analyse market trends and apply this knowledge to make insightful buying decisions.
Coordinate with all teams as required.
Responsible for all company hired (Sourcing correct machinery with our suppliers: including lifting equipment, powered access, towers, tools, etc.)
Maintaining order coverage for hired items and monitoring these on a spreadsheet.
Maintaining and updating supplier information such as certification/qualifications, delivery times, product ranges, etc.
Assess quality of stock received and escalate any discrepancies to suppliers and management.Skills and Ability

Proficiency in Microsoft Office and purchasing software.
Critical thinking and negotiation skills.
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
Occasional domestic and/or international travel.
Professional and positive approach
Strong in building relationships and able to communicate at all levels
Team player, and able to work on own initiative
Dynamic and Creative
Tec Partners
Kings Lynn, United Kingdom, gb
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