Posted February 2, 2024

Buyer

  • Employer Precon Products Ltd
  • Location Woolpit, Suffolk
  • Salary Competitive plus benefits

Precon Products are independent specialist suppliers to the construction and building industry. Operating out of five depots, they supply a wide range of contractors nationally.

 

We are looking for a reliable Buyer to join our busy buying department.

This position is vital to the team to assist with the smooth running of daily operations, reporting directly to the Senior Buyer.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain good working relationships with new and existing suppliers.
  • Negotiate with multiple suppliers to maximise cost saving, quality, and service.
  • Engage with the business to identify requirements, create purchase requests, and seek approvals as appropriate.
  • Work with internal teams to ensure supplier deliveries are in line with company procedures.
  • Prepare procurement reports as required.
  • The process of importing products.
  • Depot inventory of products and ensuring stock levels are adequately maintained by placing orders accordingly.
  • Assist with internal/external communications and meetings.
  • Develop strong relationships with depots by regular communication and depot visits to assess stock, including assisting with depot stock takes across the company where required.
  • Train new starters within the team once a good understanding of the processes has been achieved.
  • Forecast system.
  • Be flexible and adapt to the business needs.

 

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Experience in a procurement role, preferably in the construction industry.
  • Strong understanding of procurement processes and procedures.
  • Able to effectively manage internal and external relationships.
  • Experience using forecast systems.
  • Highly numerate with a problem-solving mindset.
  • Well organised, self-motivated with a strong work ethic.
  • Able to influence at all levels, both internal and external.
  • Able to work within a small team, under pressure and at speed.
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of MS-Office including Excel.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Good sense of humour.

Benefits:

  • A fantastic benefits scheme including shopping discounts, healthcare and experience perks
  • Tastecard
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Car benefit scheme
  • Training Opportunities
  • Bonus Scheme

 

This role is full time Monday- Friday 08:00-17:30.

To apply please email your CV to [email protected]

Kelly Chapman

Kelly Chapman
Recruitment Advisor

[email protected]
07455 320 117

Grant Prior

Grant Prior
News Editor

[email protected]
07775 870 417

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