JOIN THE RAPID FAMILY - Experienced Buyer Opportunity

by Rapid Welding 17. February 2014 14:18







Location                Portchester

Contract                 Full time

Job type                 Buying

Salary                    £20000.00


Job description


Experienced BUYER required for our busy company.


Based in our Portchester head office, the focus will be


·         To continually review our suppliers and stock, ensuring our stock levels are correct whilst the brands stocked and pricing are market competitive.

·         Full purchasing process:  from continual review of pricing & daily contact with suppliers while reviewing backorders ensuring goods arrive on time.

·         Listening to feedback from our both our internal and sales engineers to understand our customer requirements.

·         Being confident when working and meeting with suppliers.


As part of a small team there is a general level of additional support required for your colleagues.




·         Monday to Friday, 8.00am to 5.30pm, one hour lunch, 42.5 hours per week.

·         20 days holiday per year + statutory holidays.  Compulsory Christmas & New Year shutdown.


What we're looking for


·         Experience in buying engineering and/or welding products

·         Proven history of negotiating skills

·         Understanding of general sales/purchasing procedures

·         IT literate including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)

·         Calm under pressure

·         Excellent communicator across all colleague levels.

·         Ideally have an engineering/ welding background.

·         The role will be fast-paced and challenging therefore you must have an adaptable and flexible attitude and approach, be prepared to work alongside your team and be driven to achieve a high level of service.


For more information on this position, please contact Marianne at  


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