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Senior Buyer / Purchasing Manager Blue Chip Main Contractor


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Senior Buyer / Purchasing Manager Blue Chip Main Contractor
Location:
Central London
required Requirements:
To be considered, you must have:
- Worked for a recognised main contractor.
- Live within a daily commute of Central London.
Please note this job for Senior Buyer / Purchasing Manager Blue Chip Main Contractor was advertised some time ago and is now withdrawn.
1. - Displayed employment stability a minimum of four years with each employer, but ideally longer.
2. - Substantial experience within a purchasing department. Many opportunities within the organisation.
Package:
cA£40k + package
Company Overview:
The prospective employer are a global leader in construction and are a well respected established main contractor, with an exceptional track record across commercial, residential, education sectors.
(N.B. Senior Buyer / Purchasing Manager Blue Chip Main Contractor is shown for research purposes only.)
- Experience of both material and sub-contractor buying
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31/03 * - Senior Purchasing Planner    Location: Ruislip Greater London Jobs

Key points: Senior Purchasing Planner COMPANY: Syncoms is a group of companies representing a number of eCommerce brands spanning USA and Europe. Our passion for technology has allowed us to take the eCommerce, photo-gifting, and print management markets by storm. We come to work to have fun and exert high energy and ambition each day, keeping the same entrepreneurial spirit we started with at the beginning. As a challenger brand, we act different and think different. Our success is driven by a collaborative culture that allows us to learn, take risks and try new things. We seek out innovative, creative peo-ple who desire to make an impact, belong, achieve and connect. ROLE: Responsible for definition and on-going management of item master data in the ERP system; and development, management, execution and communication of successful purchasing plans to facilitate successful fulfilment of demand / customer orders in a cost-efficient manner, ensuring all relevant parameters; resources; and stakeholders are appropriately aligned. This role sits within the Supply Chain department which is responsible for successful management of end-to-end supply pipeline to ensure on-time delivery to customers and efficient control of working capital, with emphasis on 4 key result areas - fulfilment of customer orders; successful supply planning; management of the in-bound supply pipeline; and robust management of inventory of printer consumables and office stationery products. Reports to General Manager This role involves the following key duties and responsibilities: • examinebusiness data, oversee & administer contracting & procurement strategies & programs ensuring accurate, usable information for business decision-makers to increase operational efficiency & profitability • Develop procurement plans cognizant of forecast requirements, cost parameters & business interests by applying strategies for risk mitigation, business continuity, cost management and operations improvement • Develop standardized systems & controls for procurement including RFP documentation, work authorization, purchase & change order systems, & supplier/contractor eligibility criteria. • Proactively identify, communicate and follow up on significant trends and demand changes to achieve optimum inventory and pricing • give tactical and strategic direction for future development of the supply chain. Making key sourcing & resourcing decisions. • Select, introduce and develop the suppliers. Continuing the relationship and management of the supplier’s performance with the Logistics departments. • findrisk within the supply chain and manage the appropriate plans to address these in line with recognised tools and standards. • give monthly purchase forecast to suppliers and prepare reports regarding market conditions and merchandise costs. • Lead negotiations with suppliers creating partne ..........

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Assistant Purchasing Manager

Location: City of London London Jobs

Key points: This is an opportunity to work for one of the UK leading manufacturing companies based in South London. Your job duties will include being responsible for all Direct Buying with in the business, plus provide assistance to the senior board, implementing Procedural Change, Market Analysis, Supplier Forecasting and ERP cleansing. The Candidate should have a strong and recognised history working within a manufacturing environment and be able to lead by example, providing training to junior members. It is vital that you possess excellent negotiation skills, confident in sustaining long term relationships with organisational skills as key. An ideal candidate would have come from a Goods for Resale background and be happy to travel at short notice. An excellent package is on offer including a generous market salary. For further details or to be considered for the vacancy apply online. To apply for this job vacancy offer, Applicants should be eligible to live and work in the UK Matchtech Group Plc is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy ..........

03/04 * - Client Manager (Procurement/Purchasing/Category Management) ...    Location: London Jobs

Key points: The prospective employer provides a Neutral Vendor Solution for the procurement and management of Professional Services. Due to the company's growing success they are seeking to employ a Client Service Manager to join their expanding team. The Client Service Manager will lead and support multiple clients in the implementation, delivery and optimisation of professional services projects. Predominantly client facing and working with a range of project sponsors, this role will give the clients with procurement expertise and solutions during the various project stages to ensure delivery and client satisfaction is maximised. Key responsibilities:
* Primary point of contact for service related issues, managing the interface between the Suppliers and Clients successfully and efficiently
* give successful leadership to the delivery teams, working in a collaborative manner
* Responsible for the quality of service and care provided to the client and the delivery of performance and financial targets
* Contribute to the strategic implementation of solutions to the client, as well as ensuring the day-to-day delivery, facilitating positive, steady engagement with all stakeholders to tell of continuous service improvements
* Organise, plan, prioritise and implement workloads of team to maximise delivery to key stakeholders
* give professional expertise to the client, evaluating present circumstance and discuss solutions
* Experience of working within a structured project management framework The successful candidate will be a self-starter with the gravitas to build and keepstrong relationships, with both internal and external stakeholders. They will be educated to degree level in a relevant discipline with knowledge of the public sector, and will require proven experience in a similar procurement/category management position ..........

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07/04 * - Purchasing Officer    Location: London Jobs

Key points: An exciting chance has arisen for an aspiring Purchasing Officer to join one the UK #39;s largest distributors of international food and beverage products. the employee will be joining a team of purchasers who will be sourcing and importing products from Turkey, Greece, Cyprus, Italy, France, Spain, Holland, Denmark, other Mediterranean countries and Africa. What you'll do Your day-to-day tasks will include: Deciding what goods, services and equipment are needed Researching and finding new products and suppliers Negotiating prices and agreeing contracts Keeping up to date with market trends Develop a purchasing strategy Ensuring optimum stock levels Placing purchase orders and ensuring timely delivery of stock Liaising with account managers, productsin and suppliers, negotiating prices and lead times, as well as handling any stock-related queries Supporting the sales process by proactively analysing stock levels to ensure adequate stock is held thus improving service levels to the customer Monitoring product movement so that slower products are kept in lower quantities and therefore increasing productivity and cost reduction Closely monitoring and reporting any slow-moving stocks so that appropriate action can be taken quickly and successfully Give presentations and tendering and reports about market analysis and possible growth Build and keepgood relationships with new and existing suppliers Visit other Cash and Carry's Conduct research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality Controlling daily price differences, weekly report of profitability, monthly promotion reports Preparing report for weekly stock controlTo succeed in this role you'll need: Self-motivation Excellent collaboration skills, but also the skillto work independently A flexible can-do attitude Attention to detail Good knowledge of key Microsoft packages Experience within an office environment Good customer service skills A flexible attitude and be willing to help colleagues wherever necessary exemplary conversational and communication skills, both written and oral Good knowledge of supermarket retailing productsExperience level called for The Candidate must have at least 1-2 years experience (preferably in the UK within food and beverage wholesale environment.  Working hours (working) You'll work Monday to Friday from 8 am to 5:30pm, 8am also Saturday from 8am to 1pm, with occasional overtime to meet deadlines. You'll be mainly office-based but will also travel to meet suppliers. the employee will be visiting other Cash and Carry's to prepare branches orders. Additional  Desirable: Turkish speaker About the company The prospective employer is a well-established supermarket chain that started out in 1980. Their product range has increased when they realised that their customers wanted to buy products ..........

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03/04 * - Procurement/Purchasing/Buyer/Service Analyst    Location: London Jobs

Key points: The prospective employer provides a Neutral Vendor Solution for the procurement and management of Professional Services. Due to the company's growing success they are seeking to employ a Service Analyst to join their expanding team. The Service Analyst will be predominantly responsible for administering the end to end procurement process for Professional Services and Consultancy requirements across a range of clients, particularly within the public sector. Key responsibilities:
* Researching, shortlisting and on-boarding suppliers
* Assisting with the production of management information
* Carrying out spend analysis and other analytical support across the business
* Organising and managing communicationwith clients to planmeetings
* Producing materials needed to assist various aspects of a given project including writing reports and creating templates
* Consistently communicate and facilitate engagement with clients, to ensure information is shared, utilised and documented successfully The successful candidate will have experience within the Procurement sector, with a proven skillto successfully manage client and supplier relationships. They will ideally be educated to degree level or a qualification within a relevant discipline. An extra understanding of the working of a local powerdepartment, health poweror a voluntary/public sector organisation would be highly desirable ..........

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05/04 * - Purchasing and 3PL Warehouse Coordinator    Location: Ruislip Greater London Jobs

Key points: Syncoms is a group of companies representing a number of ecommerce brands spanning USA and Europe. Our passion for technology has allowed us to take the eCommerce, photo-gifting, and print management markets by storm. We come to work to have fun and exert high energy and ambition each day, keeping the same entrepreneurial spirit we started with at the beginning. As a challenger brand, we act different and think different. Our success is driven by a collaborative culture that allows us to learn, take risks and try new things. We seek out innovative, creative people who desire to make an impact, belong, achieve and connect. ROLE: The Purchasing & 3PL Co-ordinator ensures that proper procedures and processes are followed in order to satisfy our customer orders by our 3PL warehouse. the employee will function as the liaison between the 3PL warehouse and management. The Purchasing & Third Party Logistics (3PL) Co-ordinator will oversee and benchmark partner performance and recommend corrective action if called for. the employee will also support procurement activities on a day to day basis. This role involves the following key duties and responsibilities: - Direct supervisory responsibility and first point of contact for the 3PL warehouse. - Develop strong and integrated relationships with our 3PL warehouse partners and communicate our business model accurately to them. - Oversee daily 3PL transactions to ensure all called for processes are completed in a timely manner; including the dealing with of inbound shipments and outbound shipments. - Reconcile inventory on a weekly basis from 3PL warehouse and the internal backend system. - Resolve discrepancies as needed and do cycle counts when appropriate. - Thorough understanding of 3PL warehouse operations and administrative functions. Strong working knowledge of shipping, receiving, inventory management and pricing structure a plus. - Review and audit all 3PL warehouse invoices against agreementrates. - Produce daily/weekly and monthly performance reports and implement corrective actions with 3PL partners if appropriate. - Oversee and manage steady stock counting and stock taking activities. - Purchasing of printer ink cartridges, office supplies, packaging etc. - Preparation of purchasing requisitions/orders to ensure on-time delivery of products. - Liaise with suppliers to chase up exceptional orders. - Liaising with customer services, QC, returns and warehousing functions. - Ensure relevant paperwork flow is consistent and timely. - Collating data for KPIs on supplier delivery performance and schedules. - Develop and keepsupplier/customer relationships to ensure that communication and supply of information is at the highest level both internally and externally. - Ensuring that all objectives are in line with the company’s business plan and objectives. - Accurately keepthe appropriate administration of processes for reporting and tracking Responding to int ..........

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10/04 * - Purchasing Assistant    Location: North West London Jobs

Key points: Purchasing Assistant / Buyer - Permanent - North West London (Inside M25 London ring road) - £20, 000 - £25, 000. Excipion Procurement & Supply Chain are employing for a Purchasing Assistant / Buyer to join the team of a large Manufacturing business who managethe subcontract manufacturing of FMCG products for some large blue-chip businesses. Based from their Head Office in North West London, the employee will be working as part of the Purchasing team who cover the largest part of the group in support of large customer orders. the employee will give support to the bid dealing with and documents side of the purchasing function by responding to enquiries and maintaining Vendor and Source information as well as the inventories. Key deliverables: - Place all critical PO's within 3 hours (working) and all non-critical PO's within 3 days. - Process Current MRP system and ensure that PO placement, expediting, de-expediting and cancellations are reviewed and completed. - Process dermal free packaging orders as per agreements - Review & keepdata in ERP system to ensure 100% accuracy. - Working with the freight forwarder and internal warehouses to ensure all orders are collected and delivered as per SLA. - Maintenance and steady communication of orderbook with suppliers to keepOTIF rate of 97%. Candidate profile: - Excellent verbal and written communication (English) - Strong IT experience, particularly with Excel (analysis, Pivot table, formulas) - Attention to detail. - Can-do attitude. - 1-2 years experience in a similar purchasing function (ideally) - Experience using Microsoft Office applications. For further information, or to make an application, Contact ..........

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30/03 * - Buyer Stee Architectual Metalwork Assistant Buyer    Location: Stratford Greater London Jobs

Key points: Steel / Metalwork Buyer / Assistant Buyer A Steelframe / Fabrications Buyer position has come available within a large Steelframe Fabrications Company based in East London. They are seeking an experienced Steel materials and Components Buyer. This position offers a genuine opportunity for progression and development. the employee will have side by side training to ensure specific skill knowledge is gained for the companies particular products. the employee will be commercially aware and have the skillto collate accurate information using established IT systems and to develop these systems in order to give continuous improvement. A thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel and Word. the employee will also hold analytical and problems solving skills. Job details: Managing and establishing supplier relationships Procuring steel sections and plate and other ancillary items associated with steel fabrication including paint and bolts etc. Efficient planning of cut materials to ensure minimum wastage. Ensuring that materials are procured at the most competitive rates, to the called for specifications and received on time. Being proactive in approach to problem solving and decision making. Complete document archiving and control of material certificates, delivery notes and the like. Collect and report all procurement information and distribute to key internal personnel ..........

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31/03 * - Buyer / Procurement CoOrdinator (Commercial Fit Out) ...    Location: Canary Wharf Greater London Jobs

Key points: Buyer / Procurement Co-Ordinator (Commercial Fit Out) £35, 000 - £40, 000 + package Permanent Central London An established and leading glazed partitioning contractor that specialise in the high end commercial fit out market have an exciting chance for a Buyer / Procurement Co-Ordinator to join them on a permanent basis, based from their offices in Central London. The company turnover circa £20m and give a range of bespoke solutions up to £6m in value to a number of leading clients in the industry. They give a range of glazed partitioning, aluminium extrusions, drywall and joinery doorset packages, automatic sliding glass door systems, glazed fire screens and doorsets, switchable glass, back painted glass and LED edge-lite glass. With over £20m of contracts secured for the next year, they are extremely busy and as a result are looking to strengthen their commercial team by bringing in a Buyer / Procurement Co-Ordinator. The Buyer / Procurement Co-Ordinator will be responsible for managing the product purchasing and management as follows: Overview of Duties: · Negotiating the price, payment terms and appropriate delivery dates · Placing the Purchase Orders and updating the PO Log · Tracking the order to ensure it is on plan and gets delivered correctly and on time · Manage all appropriate paperwork to be issued and recent or current in order to track the stock to the specific project number, ensuring correct cost allocation · Accurate daily updating of the stock movement · Tracking of the usage of stock items to calculatehow many of each often used items to safely bulk buy in order to achieve best possible price Criteria: · Experience working in a procurement role for a reputable contractor within the construction industry · Experience of bulk buying / stock strategy · Accurate and prudent stock management skills in order to prevent redundant stock build up · Experience procuring the following materials will be highly advantageous; glass, ironmongery, components, doors, seals, packers, adhesives, veneered panels, fabric panels, MFC panels, Rockwood, plant (tool boxes, podiums, drills etc.) · High level of computer literacy · Able to create detailed delivery schedules (on Microsoft Project) · Excellent negotiation skills and good relationships with suppliers · Strong communication skills If you are a Buyer / Procurement Co-Ordinator and you are interested in this great opportunity, apply with an recent or current CV or call Rob on: (Apply online only) ..........

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