Buyer: Job Summary

Reference Location Sector Contract Type Posted
Buyer Leeds Managerial & Admin Permanent 16/10/2020

Sigmat is currently looking for a Buyer, specialising in hot rolled steel, to join the team.  Working within the Purchasing team, the role holder will assist the Purchasing Manager with all of the Company's purchasing activities with a particular focus on sub contracted purchasing and coordinating of deliveries for regional projects. 

This is a permanent, full time position.

What the role involves : 

  • Source products and services from existing and new suppliers for regional projects 
  • Identify and implement opportunities for cost improvement
  • Ensure products purchased meet required QA requirements and are certified appropriately 
  • Maintain and update the materials database and inform the business of prices and terms for materials 
  • Expedite orders to ensure site dates are achieved and solve delivery/invoice queries 
  • Manage supply chain issues as they arise
  • Support Purchasing Manager with various strategic initiatives 
  • Monitor inventory levels and re-order accordingly to fulfil demand
  • Maintain product and supplier databases with up to date information 
  • Any other tasks commensurate with this post

What we are looking for :

  • CIPS qualified or working towards CIPS preferred
  • Good knowledge of hot rolled steel fabrication preferred 
  • Ability to organise and prioritise tasks 
  • Attention to detail and accuracy 
  • Ability to communicate at all levels - verbal and written 
  • IT literate 
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