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Assistant Buyer

Assistant Buyer

  • Location: Malton
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Working Hours: Full Time
  • Length of Employment: Perm
  • Reference: PS3639SH
  • Sector: Buyer
  • Vacancy First Advertised: 04th May 2022

P+S Personnel are pleased to be working on behalf of our clients, who are currently recruiting an Assistant Buyer to join their team based in Malton on a full time, permanent basis.

The Assistant Buyer role is responsible for the procurement of raw materials, machined and fabricated materials, components, capital equipment and indirect goods & services that contribute to the overall spend for the Malton site and to assist with the compilation of Lifetime Quality Record (LTQR) packs.

• Sourcing goods & services for the Malton site
• Sourcing new suppliers when necessary
• Management of invoice disputes for price or no PO related reasons
• Communication of contracts / framework agreements to projects and production teams on site
• Raising Purchase Orders and associated paperwork, and expediting PO’s where necessary
• Foster effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders to continually improve the quality of service delivered by the wider procurement team for the site
• Producing / requesting regular reports to key stakeholders
• Assisting with compiling LTQR Packs (scanning, filing, chasing missing documents)
• Ensure a general understanding of other areas of the business and wider group capabilities
• Working with the wider Procurement team to improve efficiencies and reduce costs.
• Ensure compliance with company Procurement policies and procedures
• Ensure compliance with company SHEQ policies and procedures
• Undertake any other general administration duties of a reasonable nature as required

Person Specification:
• Experience in procuring raw materials, components, indirect goods & services (desired)
• Be personally energetic, dynamic, positive, and enthusiastic and possess the ability to think laterally and act through reasoned decision making
• Team player with a natural ability to build rapport with internal and external stakeholders
• Good Microsoft and ERP system skills
• Excellent written & verbal communications using personal effectiveness to get desired results
• A customer focused approach with good administrative experience
• Ability to work under own initiative and adapt to changing situations
• CIPS qualified or working towards CIPS (preferred but not essential)
• UK driving licence (preferred but not essential)

If this is a role you are interested in, please apply online ensuring your CV is up to date.

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