Assistant Buyer

  • Normanton
  • To be negotiated
  • Purchasing

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Description

Assistant Buyer

Ref: req39641

Position: Assistant Buyer
Location: Normanton
Customer: NHS SC
Salary: Circa £21 000
Contract Type: Permanent (Full-Time)
Closing Date for Applications: 16th July 2017

As an Assistant Buyer you will be responsible for ensuring that you provide a supporting role for a range of strategic contracts to ensure that operational procurement demands are managed effectively allowing overall business targets to be achieved.

Key Responsibilities in this role will include:

To manage the process for product recalls in a timely manner i.e. MHRA or manufacturer recalls
To maintain the product database with amendments for existing products, or the introduction of new products
Work closely with other Assistant Buyers and Buyers to ensure consistency and best practice
Be an active member of the Procurement team, supporting teamwork and joint learning and development initiatives
Contribute to formulation, review and implementation of policies and procedures
Participate in projects and initiatives as appropriate
Develop own knowledge and skills and provide information to others to help their development e.g category or market area
Other duties within the general scope of the post and appropriate to the grading as may be required from time to time
Create product or service specifications
Analyse the effect of supplier price changes on business margin and NHS SC catalogue prices.
Key skills and experience in this role will include:

Relevant experience in commercial functions or education in logistics/supply chain management
Strong administration skills
Intermediate excel knowledge
CIPS is desirable, either achieved or studying towards

What will you get in return?

As a part of a growing DHL population you will receive access to a variety of our excellent benefits which could include; 25 days holiday, pension scheme, medical cover, childcare vouchers, retail discounts, flexible working, training, development and secondments opportunities and MANY MORE.

What you'll need to do next?

If you have a proven track record of achievement to match the requirements for this role and you are looking for your next career move, simply apply online ensuring that a full up to date CV is attached with your application.

We will ensure that all our resourcing activities are fair, transparent and consistent across the UK. We want to ensure that the candidate experience is of the highest professional standard.

The Company is committed to providing equality of opportunity for all employees. Furthermore we aim to ensure our workplaces are free from discrimination and that not only employees but also our potential future employees are treated fairly and with dignity and respect. We will ensure that equality of opportunity maintains a high profile in our organisation.

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