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Buyer

Posted 08/04/2024

£30000 - £35000.00 per annum

Ballymena

Permanent

Technical & Engineering

Job Description

MCS Group is delighted to be working with a local success story based in the Ballymena area, to recruit a Buyer to join their Supply Chain team. Our client is well known in the Construction & Civil Engineering sector.

The purpose of the role is to liaise with colleagues, building specifications for goods and services that are procured as efficiently as possible, to support the needs of the overall business.

You will be responsible for;

  • Working with other departments to create specification to ensure goods & services procured best meet business needs.
  • Purchase goods, materials, and services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets.
  • Negotiate contracts, improve prices and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities to make business savings.
  • Act as an interface between suppliers and other relevant departments on purchasing processes, including communication and negotiation of resolution to any supply problems, which may impact the business.
  • Extending supplier network by building, maintaining and managing supplier relationships.
  • Minimise stock holding and ensure timely controlled delivery of goods and services to departments across the business.
  • Provide analysis / reports on costs, new and existing suppliers.
  • Compile data relating to supplier performance to enable evaluation.
  • Work closely with others in the procurement function and review opportunities for continuous improvement and business improvements.


Essential Criteria:

  • Previous procurement experience and strong ability in supplier management.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work as part of a busy team.
  • Strong capability to deal professionally with customers, clients & colleagues.
  • Confident in using computer software such as ERP & Microsoft Office programmes.

Ideally the successful candidate will come from a background in Construction or Manufacturing.

Salary circa 30-35K!

Full details will be provided upon application.

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please send an up to date CV via the link provided or contact Alan Montgomery, Specialist Consultant at MCS Group 028 96 935492

Even if this position is not right for you, we may have others that are. Please visit MCS Group to view a wide selection of our current jobs www.mcsgroup.jobs


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