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Ref MAX8313 Job Posted 27/11/2017 Region Midlands and East Anglia Location Leicester Salary £35k - £40k + Pension Salary Band £30,000 to £59,999 TypePermanent Consultant Stuart Hackett

An exciting new role has been created to work as the sole Buyer for an established Leicester based Architectural Glazing company.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the companies supply chain and ensuring that the business has adequate stock at all times. This relates to both the manufacturing and delivery of windows. Your role will also include the sourcing, negotiation and purchasing of materials and relevant equipment to delivering projects on the contract side of the business.

Project Details

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the companies supply chain and ensuring that the business has adequate stock at all times. This relates to both the manufacturing and delivery of windows. Your role will also include the sourcing, negotiation and purchasing of materials and relevant equipment to delivering projects on the contract side of the business.

Responsibilities and Duties

- Actively source the most cost effective suppliers
- Negotiating with suppliers
- Purchasing
- Stock monitoring
- Writing of reports
- Liaise with the Works Manager to discuss stock control is maintained
- Procurement of sub contracted labour

Desired Skills and Experience

- Good working knowledge of common IT systems
- Ideally the candidate will have some experience in a similar role, specific to work within the construction industry
- Highly organised, with strong planning skills
- Needs to have the ability to proactively seek new and efficient ways to procure materials and services for the business, with a view to minimising costs whilst maintaining quality
- Will ideally have some technical knowledge relating to construction

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

- No specific qualifications are essential to perform in this role. However strong literacy and numeracy skills will need to be evident.

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The hiring company is an established architectural glazing business based in Leicester. They manufacture and install their windows, whilst also offering a design service to their clients. They have been operating for over 50 years and are a rapidly expanding, dynamic business which would suit an ambitious and driven individual wanting to help drive the business forward.

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