£Depends upon your skills to £negotiable PA Permanent

We are looking to recruit an experienced Buyer for one of our client based in Tameside.

Some duties include but not limited to: 

  • Prepare completed requisitions in ERP System for approval with all the correct information (department codes, financial codes etc.)
  • Convert approved requisitions into Purchase Orders and email to suppliers.
  • Convert Master Planning Purchase Orders for approval.
  • Maintain and action buying office emails from employees that do not have access to the ERP System. These can be items to be purchased via Company Credit Card or by ERP Purchase Order.
  • Source suppliers and negotiate prices with new and existing suppliers.
  • Maintain new and existing supplier details when advised of changes within the ERP System (All price changes on SKU’s MUST be authorized by a Director first)
  • Liaise with suppliers to ensure that deliveries will be made to agreed schedules.
  • Monitor stock levels in ERP System to ensure no shortages of SKU’s
  • Manage returns procedure within ERP System
  • Ensure suppliers are notified of goods to be returned and arrange the timely collection with all internal customers notified.
  • Regularly check levels on stocked Indirect Supplies (Packaging, Office Supplies, Printer Cartridges, Toners etc.) to maintain correct levels.
  • Assist with any day-to-day queries.
  • Organize Travel arrangements for employees.
  • Order and distribute all employee clothing and shoes. Arrange employee payments for clothing with department managers, credit control and finance.
  • Maintain continuity of leasing of company vehicles.
  • Create monthly report for Purchasing Manager detailing all activities and savings
  • Your work place and working area must be kept clean and tidy. You must adhere to the company’s Health and Safety standards as defined in the Health and Safety policy.
  • Perform within the requirements of your position and maintain the Company’s Quality Procedure.
  • Carry out any other duties when required. This may involve working in other departments.

What else you need to know: 

  • Full time hours Monday to Friday = 40  hours per week
  • Canteen and parking
  • Salary will be dependent upon your experience
  • 20 days holidays rising one day a year after 5 years

Skills required:

Experience of working in Purchasing and have a good knowledge of Microsoft Office, in particular, Excel, Word and Outlook

Bennett Staff has been successfully placing candidates since 1958 and acts as an employment agency for permanent staff and an employment business for temporary workers. We recruit for roles based in Office, Warehousing, Manufacturing, Logistics, Industrial and all categories of Catering staff.

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