Assistant Buyer

Position: Assistant Buyer

Location: Manchester/Hybrid (Office 3 Days/Home 2 Days Per Week)

Salary Guide: £24,000 – £27,000

Our client is a large Engineering Contractor who is looking to strengthen their Procurement team with an Assistant Buyer. Based from the Manchester office you will support the business unit by assisting the procurement team with cost analysis, invoicing, reporting and procurement administration.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the processing of requisitions into purchase orders working within the authority spend levels of the company
  • Co-ordinate, collate, analyse, and process consolidated invoicing for key Framework suppliers
  • Responsible for the administration and distribution of prescription site safety eyewear
  • Proactively maintain supplier records within IFS
  • Assist Operational Team with Good Receipting as required
  • Proactively manage committed costs within IFS, clearing down old costs where required
  • Support the Procurement team members in other duties where required such as reporting and cost analysis
  • Ensure your own continuous professional development by participating in external networking/conferences/associations/groups/training, to stay current on industry changes and innovations.
  • Take all reasonable steps to ensure appropriate confidentiality

Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • Strong analytical mind, comfortable managing, formatting, analysing data (Excel)
  • Able to work to strict timescales – Monthly reporting is mandatory, and deadlines must be met
  • Able to work as of a team
  • Must be a self-starter who is motivated and resilient

Package includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Contribution Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Agile Working (3 Days Office/2 Days Home)
  • Health and Private medical Insurance
  • Many more benefits including – cycle to work scheme, discounts savings Hub, kids pass etc.

Job Information

Job Reference: 887031_1652199494
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Locations: North West
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Operations

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