Assistant Buyer required in Speke

To support the Procurement Team in delivering a professional, efficient and effective plant and material purchasing function.

????Raise and place material and plant orders in accordance with standard company operating procedures
????Support and develop the relationship between the Central Team and the region(s) by establishing and maintaining a regular presence in the regional offices and their sites
????Resolve supplier queries/disputes by liaising closely with sites and suppliers
????Support supplier development and innovation plans and own product knowledge through regularly visits to suppliers (new and incumbent)
????Preparation of enquiry documents in accordance with requisitions and demand schedules
????Support Strategic Category procurement activities including leading sub-categories as instructed
Evaluation and clarification of quotations
????Maintaining / keep up to date price schedules and supplier data-bases
????Assist resolution of invoicing and accounting issues
????Administer the collation of data for production of regular Key Performance Indicators
????Assist in collating data for timely submission of group rebate claims

▪️Flexible and agile approach
▪️Skilled in relationship building and stakeholder engagement
▪️Enthusiastic, self-motivated, solutions focused approach
▪️Prepared to work within a large geographical area
▪️Excellent level of numeracy and skilled in verbal and written comms
▪️High level of computer literacy in MS Office
▪️Ability to influence the culture of the business
▪️Able to act decisively, use sound judgement and move the business with pace towards goals
▪️External business and commercial awareness and understanding across a number of industries

▫️Knowledge of people management tools and techniques e.g. talent mapping; succession planning etc
▫️Covered a more senior role to support upward management experience

????Construction related qualification (ONC / HNC). ????Desire to work towards professional procurement qualification

Salary is negotiable depending on experience

Job Category: Construction
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Speke

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