Buyer – Chase and Holland Recruitment Ltd – Grimsby

Chase and Holland Recruitment Ltd

Buyer – Grimsby – Up to £31,000Chase & Holland are thrilled to be working closely with a well-established group within their head office in Grimsby, who are UK leaders in their specialist sector. An exciting opportunity has arisen to join their Procurement team as a Buyer for a newly created role due to growth.  As a Buyer, you will be responsible for minimising the impact of inflation and reducing costs through negotiation, category reviews and the identification of other cost reduction opportunities.Package & Benefits:

  • 6 weeks holidays with the option to purchase further holidays
  • Generous Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Dental & Health Cash Plans
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Various retail discounts with local businesses

Buyer Responsibilities:

  • Undertake sourcing of materials, obtain competitive prices, check availability and evaluate quality information
  • Continually look for opportunities to drive down procurement spend and deliver cost savings through category management and improving procurement methods
  • Review, analyse and identify supply options
  • Source materials/suppliers, ensuring any new suppliers are assessed and any risks identified
  • Maintain accurate procurement records
  • Develop good supplier relationships
  • Resolve supply issues, implementing improvement plans and developing alternatives
  • Ensure that correct procurement procedures are adhered to
  • Processing of tenders and insurance

Hours: Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5pm & Friday 8.30am to 4.30pmRequired Skills & Experience:

  • Relevant CIPS qualification to level 2 as a minimum
  • IT Literate including Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of financial policies and procedures
  • At least two years’ experience within a Procurement Office
  • Experience of using electronic tender software & processes
  • Experience of working in a large/complex organisation

If you are interested in finding out about this exciting Buyer opportunity, please click ‘apply now.’ Chase & Holland acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialise in finance, supply chain, HR, IT, and office support recruitment and comfortably service Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire, and Lincolnshire.

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