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Temporary Buyer
Supply Chain
Job Type:
West Lothian
Exact Salary:
£26000 - £30000 per annum
Date Posted:
09-Jun-2021 06:16 PM
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Temporary 3 Month Contract

My client is a successful manufacturing organisation based in the West Lothian area. They have an immediate requirement for a Buyer to support them on a 3 month basis. This role will include a mix of working onsite in West Lothian and remotely from home.

Based within the Procurement Team you will be responsible for day to day operational assistance in order to provide additional resource to the team during a project to implement a new ERP system.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Place orders with approved Suppliers for goods and services

  • Request quotes and pricing from approved Suppliers

  • Prepare purchase orders and maintain PO filing system

  • Gather information and documents from Suppliers to support the set up of their account in the new ERP system

  • Upload compliance documents into database

  • Chasing VAT invoices from Suppliers and update Accounts Payable team

To be considered for this position, Candidates must have the following background and skills:

  • Previous experience of working in a relevant purchasing/procurement/buyer/supply chain position, this must include ordering technical/engineering parts/material

  • Experience of dealing with Suppliers and an understanding of the required information and procurement compliance documents required to be an approved Supplier

  • Understanding of the process of raising and approving purchase orders

  • Excellent communication and prioritisation skills

  • Good IT skills including MS Excel and ERP systems

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