• Location
    Hull, East Riding Of Yorkshire
  • Category
    Purchasing - Buyer
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
  • OrganizationType


Salary: £40,000

Location: Hull

Permanent, Full-Time

Office Based

Proposed Start Date: February/March

Do you have experience overseeing a purchasing function? Are you looking for a role that you can really put your name on? Office Angels are working with a large wholesale business to recruit for an experienced buyer to head up their purchasing function. This role would suit someone with a history in procurement and experience as a senior member of a buying department.

Office Angels is the market-leading provider of permanent office professional roles across the UK. We've been proving our worth with every placement for more than three decades. We develop relationships with our many valued clients, understanding their unique business requirements and pinpointing the ideal fit for their company culture. We're also passionate about helping our candidates fulfil their career potential.

The role:

  • Build strong relationships with suppliers to negotiate best pricing

  • Constantly review supplier lists and evaluate pricing and terms

  • Input and issue purchase orders ensuring necessary materials are ordered in a timely manner

  • Be pro-active with order scheduling to ensure necessary stock is maintained

  • Handle admin tasks for department

  • Oversee stock inventory

  • Regularly report on supplier performance and manage ongoing issues

  • Chase for credits owed where applicable

  • Be ever looking for new suppliers to build relationships with

  • Contribute to the business' social and environmental responsibilities

  • Support on adhoc projects as required

  • Manage a small team of purchasing assistants

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Be an experienced people manager or senior member of staff

  • Have a strong background in procurement

  • Possess the ability to research new suppliers and evaluate them

  • Have experience with IT packages including MS Office and other MRP/ERP systems

  • Have excellent negotiating skills

In return you will be entitled to:

  • An annual salary of £40,000

  • Hours of Monday to Friday 7:45-17:00 with an hours lunch (can be flexible if needed)

  • Free on-site parking

If this sounds like the role for you then press apply now. For more information, please call the office on 01482 611030.

Office Angels acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Office Angels UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Lorna Conley