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Assistant Buyer

Location:
Ipswich, Suffolk
Description:

Assistant BuyerStarting Salary: 19k-22kHours: Full-time, PermanentLocation: Ipswich, Suffolk, IP8 Our client has over 20yrs' background within the Timber Industry. From home-grown production methods to the importing of timbers from the Baltics, Europe and Canada, their company Imports and distributes a wide spectrum of timber products suitable for Agricultural, Equine, Landscaping, Domestic Timbers as well as a range of Outdoor Living and Garden Products.Due to continued growth and success they are currently looking to recruit an experienced Procurement Coordinator.You will be required to identify and replenish low levels of stock by selecting the company's preferred source of supply and participate in negotiations with suppliers and ensure all purchase orders are priced accurately.You would also liaise with purchase ledger, logistics, sales and suppliers regarding any discrepancies or damages as well as maintaining and monitoring inventory levels of all stock.Duties Include:Produce monthly and quarterly purchasing schedules in line with demand planning qualifications and as directed by the Procurement ManagerWorking with the team to handle the movement of all inbound stock.Raising of purchase orders.Arrange and Organise stock to be treated at the portKeep track of supplier's orders meeting agreed lead times, maintain quality qualifications in accordance with compliance guidelines.Track FSC monthly purchasesTrack stock movements in Europe.Prepare loading Specs, Liasing with sales team and what priorities to load on vesselSourcing new potential suppliersCost price comparisonsAs you develop in the role:Negotiating with suppliersConducting price reviews with existing suppliers and identifying opportunities to lower themEnsuring the quality of general technical product data and product imagery provided by suppliersConducting consumer behaviour analysis to identify trendsYou will also be involved in looking at Continuous Improvement techniques to stream line the processes and ensure the customers are serviced to the highest level.Assess timber qualifications to be purchased with detailed descriptions on diameter class species and other volumesContributing to a continuous improvement cultureEnsure the continuity of supply, low costs, and acceptable quality. Visit port to check quality of stock and carry out stock takesTravel to Europe to meet suppliersThe Perfect candidate:1-years' + background in BuyingYou will need to have strong Microsoft excel skills, particularly Pivot Tables, Formulas etc.Can fit into a teamOutstanding communication expertiseAble to work using own initiativeExpertise to work with multiple ordersExcellent attention to detailFull UK Driving LicenseIf you feel you are the Perfect candidate APPLY today!Keywords: Procurement, Procurement, Purchasing, Sales, Administration, Administrator, Data Entry, Buyer, Inventory Planner, Inventory, Buyer, Timber, Construction Buyer, Agricultural, Buying
Company:
Workathome-Jobboard
Posted:
October 17 on Logic Melon
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