Graduate Buyers- Do you want a career in Business, Purchasing?
Then this job is for you!
As a forward thinking International Supply Chain company based in Crawley, from Sourcing to Supply, we truly have the global knowledge and presence to satisfy customer requirements. Due to continued success, we are now looking to recruit Graduate Buyers to join our growing team.
We are seeking a strong and dynamic team player who will succeed in a busy and challenging environment, with a desire to make a difference and thrive on getting results.
Sourcing Customer requirements:
Ensure enquiries meet with customer requirements.
Utilise the supplier database to identify suitable suppliers.
Liaising/building a rapport with the customer:
Foster relationships with the buyers to cement our business standing.
Enquire with the customer on status of our quotations and recording feedback to enable intelligent use of information to win future orders.
Selection of suppliers:
Select suppliers based on cost drivers such as material/production costs, Industry expertise, economies of scale, lead-times and comparative freight costs dependant on where final delivery is required.
Negotiating at enquiry stage:
Ensure we obtain best enquiry stage pricing by using appropriate negotiating techniques.
Compiling and comparing quotations:
Ensuring all quotations are back before the deadline to enable enough time to compare and compile quotations.
Final Approval/Decision on mark up with Operations Manager/MD.
Placing Purchase Order with Vendor(s):
Upon receipt of P.O. from customer, check against original enquiry for detail and any anomalies before confirming/advising of amendments back to customer. Bring any issues to the attention of Operations Manager and/or MD.
Working hours: Monday - Friday 0900-1730 with 1 hour for lunch.
- Desirable attributes are: · Business degree · Commercial awareness · Competence handling multiple tasks · Excellent written and verbal communication skills · Good organization skills with the ability to prioritise/re-prioritise tasks · Excel
- Word and general IT proficiency This is a good opportunity for the right individual to join our experienced team and work within a well respected and expanding company. Please apply by sending your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org