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Role: Buyer

Salary: £33,000 – £37,000

Location: Nottingham

Type: Permanent

Overview

2fawcett are currently seeking a Buyer to join our client based in Nottingham. As the company Buyer, you will play a vital role in supporting the procurement process by assisting the purchasing team in sourcing, negotiating, and securing the best value-for-money goods and services. This position offers an excellent opportunity for growth and development within the procurement field, allowing you to gain valuable experience and contribute to the overall success of the company.

Responsibilities of the Buyer

  • Assist in identifying potential suppliers, vendors.
  • Conduct market research to stay updated on industry trends and pricing.
  • Communicate with suppliers to request quotes, negotiate prices, and terms.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand their procurement needs.
  • Generate purchase orders accurately and ensure timely processing.
  • Monitor order status, delivery timelines, and handle any discrepancies.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with existing suppliers.
  • Address supplier inquiries, concerns, and maintain open communication channels.
  • Monitor inventory levels and collaborate with the inventory team to optimise stock levels.
  • Identify slow-moving or obsolete inventory and propose appropriate actions.
  • Assist in analysing cost-saving opportunities and recommend improvements.
  • Support in preparing and managing departmental budgets.

Requirements of the Buyer

  • Proven Procurement experience.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Proficiency in using procurement software and MS Office suite.
  • A self-motivated and team-oriented individual with a positive attitude.
  • Willingness to learn and take on new challenges in the procurement domain.

Schedule:

Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm

To apply for this job email your details to arran@2fawcett.com

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