Job Title: Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Coventry, West Midlands
Salary: £25000.00 per annum + additional benefit
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH65175_1507820646
Contact Name: Tina Pardoe
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 12, 2017 16:04

Job Description


Our client is looking for a buyer to join their team. You need to have some experience within a buying / commercial team, however our client is flexible as to what background you are from.

As a buyer you will be involved in the ownership of a number of purchasing categories that will include plant hire, transport or is services. The aim of the role is to work with cross functional teams.

To support a sustainable supply chain to ensure external expenditure is effectively managed to deliver the lowest cost and highest standards. Some of the areas you will get involved in are the research of suppliers, trends, opportunities and risks. You will also get involved in supplier selection, managing the quotation and tender process through to implementing contracts.

Buyer requirements

  • It is essential to have purchasing experience and a minimum a level standard, GCSE Maths and English A-C.
  • You need to be commutable to the Warwickshire area and have your own transport. you will be office based.
  • In addition, you will have a commercial background, you will preferably you will have experience and knowledge of purchasing processes (e.g. managing tenders & contracts). You will also have the ability to use a variety of computer software including developing and maintaining spreadsheets and databases (including; sap, access, excel, word, powerpoint etc.) and ideally you will have experience of using various purchasing / procurement systems (for example ariba and sap).

Buyer remuneration

salary: £25,000, pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare, holiday, bonus scheme

Buyer application process

If you are interested in this vacancy, please call Oliver Jones on 0121 7900 888 or email your current cv through to; where it will be reviewed and you will be contacted within 48 hours if your cv is shortlisted for this position.

Apply now for further details and immediate consideration.

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