Buyer

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  • Full Time
  • Oxford

Website YASA Ltd

Due to our continued growth and success, we are looking for a Buyer to join the Purchasing Team to provide support to YASA’s purchasing process, with the responsibility of ordering materials, processing purchasing documents and materials.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Stakeholder engagement at all levels both internally and with our external suppliers
  • Organising high value and complex products, with impact across several key functions of the business
  • High-level interaction internally, as well as frequent, high-level communication with the supply base
  • Assisting with the the purchase and supply chain of global production for specified projects through negotiated costs with suppliers
  • Raising and issuing of purchase orders in accordance with our production requirements and company procedures
  • Maintain accurate and timely data records
  • Answering incoming calls and dealing with in an appropriate manner
  • Provide purchasing support and assistance to other departments as required
  • Research and build working relationships with new suppliers and subcontractors
  • Assist with issuing purchasing enquiries and carry out quotation analysis where necessary.

 

Skills and experience required:

  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Experience of stakeholder management
  • Experience in supplier/customer relationship management
  • Understanding of cost drivers in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal), and the ability to work effectively with teams
  • Good IT skills including PowerPoint, Excel and Word
  • Good understanding of need for diplomacy and confidentiality
  • Extremely organised with good business acumen
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Self-motivated with a can-do attitude
  • Flexible approach to work

Desirable:

  • Experience of using Microsoft Dynamics Navision (NAV)
  • Experience of working within a Tier 1 Automotive environment.

 

Please apply now for immediate consideration.

To apply for this job please visit yasa.livevacancies.co.uk.

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