Purchaser Job in Falmouth

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Job Title: Purchaser
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Location: Falmouth
Position: Contract
Hours: Full Time
Posted: 09/03/2021

Job Description

We are seeking a Purchaser to join a friendly team based in Falmouth for a 6 month fixed term contract

As Purchaser, you will support the Purchasing Manager and Supervisor in all Purchasing activities including purchasing goods and services, systems and procedures as required from a National, Regional or Global level.

Ideally if you are from a purchasing background in construction / engineering we would love to hear from you!

On a day to day basis you will be responsible for:

Actively engaging with the business and develop key relationships with business stakeholders and suppliers;

Obtain quotes and negotiate best costing, delivery & quality for any goods or services dictated by the role;

Use the designated Purchasing system to issue purchase orders to the supplier;

Execute on time delivery with suppliers of goods or services;

Contribute to departmental & global KPIs for spend under control with a purchase order, several quotes per purchase, delivery performance and savings;

Identify cost reduction opportunities, preferential pricing, payment terms, and partnerships to bring more value to the business.

Essential Skills we are looking for:

Supply Chain management qualification (e.g. CIPS) or working towards a qualification;

Previous experience working as a Purchaser / Buyer;

Strong communication skills to nurture strong, collaborative relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, at all levels;

Experience in technical sourcing;

Actively focused on achieving sustainable results with a passion for success;

Ability to work well alongside peers, colleagues, managers and partners;

Strong communicator;

Financial acumen;

Supports both internal customers and external suppliers by being attuned to their needs, adding value and builds strong relationships.


Some basic QHSSE, legal and compliance knowledge is desirable.

In return the company are offering a salary of £25k pro rata on a 6mth Fixed Term Contract

This is a full time role Monday to Friday based in the office in Falmouth
If you are interested in this great Purchaser opportunity and would like to find out more please contact Sally Appleby at Berry Recruitment Truro, Cornwall.

Closing Date: 19/05/2021

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