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Buyer

Ref code: BZA99097497
Procurement
£25k - 30k per year
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
Permanent
Office Based

SF Recruitment are recruiting for a Buyer for their Nottingham based client. This is a full-time permanent role working Monday to Friday. Reporting to the Procurement Manager the role of the Buyer will be to source products and services via the most cost-effective method ensuring customer and business needs are met. The salary for this role is up to £30,000.

Supporting company operations as the primary buyer of goods and services, the Purchasing team place and expedite purchase orders, negotiate with suppliers to achieve the best possible price and value in a timely manner.

Duties and Responsibilities:
-Use of a task management system to prioritise work and ensure SLA's are met
- Place orders with suppliers, obtaining written confirmation that the order has been processed
- Negotiate and identify the best price, availability, quality and value on all products/services using an RFQ process
- Assist the senior buyers to ensure budgets and forecast targets are met
- Own and manage product sourcing, pricing and lead time management for run rate and special-order items
- Ensure product portfolio and supplier information is accurate and kept up to date, including code maintenance
- Assist the sales team with product and price enquiries to ensure customer requirements are clearly specified, stated and met
- Ensure any challenges or issues with orders, goods-in and invoice queries are managed and dealt with effectively and in a collaborative manner
- Own and manage backorders appropriately, ensuring that delays and errors are kept to a minimum
- Ensure all ETA and lead time information is requested and available to the sales teams in which notes are clearly recorded.



Skills / Attributes required:
- Knowledge and understanding of IT sector would be desirable, but not essential
- Good communication skills
- Previous experience of working within a busy procurement function
- A keen eye for detail and committed to getting the best results first time
- Organised and methodical in approach

If you would like further details please get in touch.

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