Purchasing Officer

Employer Information

Moore Concrete

E: recruitment@moore-concrete.com


W: http://www.moore-concrete.com

Since its formation in 1978, Moore Concrete Products Ltd has developed into a world class, quality focused, precast concrete manufacturer based outside Ballymena. The company is customer focus led, ensuring the continued evolution of our extensive product range, designed to meet the requirements of civil infrastructure, agriculture and building customers across the UK & Ireland.

We are now recruiting for a Purchasing Officer to join the commercial team. The purpose of the role is to purchase goods and materials efficiently to ensure the overall operations needs of the company are met and also provide support to other departments as required.

Company benefits:
An attractive salary and attendance payment package will be offered to the successful candidate.

Company benefits include
Working hours: Mon- Fri 40 hours per week29 days holidays
On site car parkingCycle to work scheme
Pension SchemeCompany sick pay
Private healthcare scheme
Axa Insurance discountEmployee of the month
Flexible working hours

Hours of Work: Standard hours will be Monday to Friday 8.00am – 5.00pm. 40 hours per week. Flexibility is required to work additional hours on occasion as needed.
The key responsibilities of the role include:-
Purchase goods, materials and services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets
Negotiate contracts, improve prices and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities to make business savings
Act as an interface between suppliers and other relevant departments on purchasing processes, including communication of any supply problems which may impact the business.
Management of Brexit customs paperwork.
Provide analysis / reports on costs, new and existing suppliers
Work closely with others in the procurement function and review opportunities for continuous improvement and business improvements
Prepare and raise purchase orders and order schedules
Build, maintain and manage supplier relationships and keep up good communications
Ensure compliance to company guidelines, purchasing policies and procedures
Compile data relating to supplier performance to enable evaluation
Management of company phone software, PPE, uniforms etc.
Any other duties deemed necessary by your managers
Essential Criteria:
Previous purchasing/ procurement experience and strong ability in customer service
Strong capability to deal professionally with customers, clients & colleagues
Proactive approach to problem solving
Good organisational, time management, interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a busy team
Good level of education and/or equivalent experience in a sales administration role, including use of Mathematics, English and computer skills
Confident in using computer software such as Microsoft word, excel, outlook etc.
Desirable Criteria:
Driven individual with a strong interest in the building/construction industry
Product knowledge of precast building products
Previous experience with Sage & Microsoft packages
An understanding of business operations
Experience in meeting KPIs and targets
Full driving license

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