Buyer / Tactical Buyer
This Tactical Buyer will be responsible to deliver an efficient and responsive service to the business in processing of material requisitions. This includes checking of purchasing files, price negotiations and the execution of purchase orders for sourcing activities. Role - Buyer / Tactical Buyer Type - Permanent Location - Paddock Wood, Tonbridge Salary - £20,000 - £27,000 (DOE) Key responsibilities for the Buyer / Tactical Buyer position and not limited to: Liaise effectively with suppliers and manufacturers, as well as internal departments and customers delivering excellent customer service Dealing with customer (internal and external) and supplier inquiries within a reasonable timeframe Responsible for communicating with department representatives for supplies and budget guidelines, and confirmation of order quantity, pricing, and availability Manage and track the sourcing process to ensure parts and products are sourced on time, with quality, and within targets to support milestones and build or supply requirements Responsible for the accurate creation of purchase orders and communication of orders to vendors Negotiate effectively with suppliers and with internal departments regarding the purchasing of products and parts Responsible for carrying out duties in a manner that establishes and maintains strong and trusting relationships with suppliers Seek continuous improvement and identify component savings opportunities Responsible for working collaboratively with other team on invoice problem resolution Analyse price trends and assess their impact on future activities as well as continuously develop market knowledge. Understand what is happening at market level and use this knowledge to help influence procurement activities within the organisation Key skills and experience required for the Buyer / Tactical Buyer job applicant and not limited to: Proven experience as a Purchasing Assistant OR Buyer Engineering OR Manufacturing background Excellent communication skills IT literate To apply for this Buyer / Operational Buyer / Manufacturing Buyer / Tactical Buyer position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK. To apply for this Buyer / Operational Buyer / Manufacturing Buyer / Tactical Buyer position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc. Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.