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DATE ADDED: Tue 09/07/2019

Buyer- Immediate Start

Witham, UK

JOB TYPE: Temporary

SALARY: £18 - £22/hour

Buyer- Immediate start

Pursuit Resources are currently recruiting for a Buyer for our client, an industry-leading, successful and growing company based in the Essex area.

You will be responsible to evaluate correct purchasing system and create the best method, for daily purchasing operations. To be responsible for the negotiation of new and renewal of existing contracts with suppliers for the purchasing of all supplies, equipment and services related to the Site Services. To process all administration related to purchasing.


1 Proven negotiating and networking skills

2 Excellent IT skills all Microsoft Office applications

3 Ability to communicate at all levels both internally and externally

4 Good financial control skills

5 Well organized and ability to prioritise

6 Effective problem solving skills


1 Self-motivated

2 Good attention to detail

3 Highly focused on internal customer needs

4 Well organised


* CIPS qualified

* NVQ Purchasing/Business Administration

* Or experience working as a Buyer.


All duties to be carried out in accordance with the BV Ethics, Health and Safety and Environmental policies and in line with the Company's accreditation and quality systems. To continuously look to improve the purchasing operations.

* Control stock reorder points to eliminate stock outs.

* Ensuring that all purchases are negotiated and the most economic deals available are found

* Leading the identification and selection of new or alternative suppliers. Maintaining a preferred supplier register

* Negotiating annual contracts, where applicable, with suppliers and obtaining quotations to accompany capital expenditure submissions

* Responsible for all day to day purchasing activities. Raising purchase orders, managing supplies, deliveries and processing invoicing using LIMS and CAFM IT systems as well as in-house filing systems

* Working with relevant Managers monitor and manage capital expenditure spending to ensure in line with budget levels

* Maintaining mandatory records for usage of power; effluent treatment plant; and ppe

* Set up ABC inventory management system and control inventory accuracy

* Produce reports showing vendor spend per month

If you feel you fit the requirements for this role and would like to discuss it in more detail please contact Sarah Palmer (phone number removed)

Pursuit Resources Group are an established recruitment agency based in Braintree, Essex. We recruit across many industry sectors within Essex, Herts, Suffolk, London and beyond. We cover both the permanent and the temporary recruitment market. For more details visit our website - (url removed) or alternatively find us on social media under '@pursuitgroup'. To be notified of all the latest positions please follow us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn
Role: Buyer- Immediate start
Job Type: Temporary
Location: Witham, Essex,

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