Spectrum Recruitment are pleased to be recruiting a buyer for a well established construction business based in Flitwick for this immediate start.
The successful candidate will be working within the busy purchasing dept, involved with all aspects of the supply chain:
All direct materials and services to support both factory manufacture and supporting construction site team activities.
All indirect purchasing for the business activities from e.g., plant and machinery, telecoms, IT, utilities, logistics, capex purchasing and fixed assets etc
Preferable, whilst not critical:
Purchasing and / or supply chain knowledge, working for manufacturing and / or construction sites. Knowledge of materials and suppliers covering joinery production & wood working industries, fixings and fittings, shop fitting, commercial and residential fit out works, building and construction.
Currently working within a purchasing, supply chain environment, liaising with various external dept team members including working closely with the supply chain and establishing close working partnerships. Placing purchasing orders via a procurement format IT system.
This is a central role within the dept liaising closely with both the buying team and the various internal depts within the business and will be classified as a developing role for the right candidate within a successful and expanding company. Progression will be encouraged and expected.
Our Client is looking for a flexible, proactive, self-motivated, conscientious person who is a team player, with very good general IT and presentation skills. The successful candidate will have proven numerical and analytical skills, a good communicator, adaptable and a quick learner. The role will include frequent working under own supervision and will require initiative skills and pro-active work methods to meet the quality of work required within deadlines set. The role represents the process link between specifier - buyer - supplier through to the end user and therefore success will rely on proven relationship building skills.
This role would either suit a Junior Buyer with more administrative support or an experienced Buyer for operational support within the team, to lead specific supply-based projects and attend design and production meetings and represent the buying team and wider supply chain which gives a wide salary banding of 25k to 35k+