Stock Buyer

  • Job Reference: 00042242-1
  • Date Posted: 27 March 2024
  • Employer: FCC Environment
  • Location: Maidstone, Kent
  • Salary: £27,417 to £32,256
  • Sector: Health, Safety, Environment & Quality
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

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Stock Buyer
Salary – £27,417 to £32,256 per annum (plus benefits)
Hours – 37.5 hours per week, 0800 am to 0430 pm
Location Postcode – ME16 0LE
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As a Stock Buyer at FCC Environment, you will be responsible for the procurement of all parts, material, and commodities at the EFW facility in Allington, Kent in adherence with procurement procedures. ensuring the health and safety of staff, approved suppliers / contractors, the minimisation of impact to the environment and achieving expectations in terms of service and quality.
This vacancy is for a full-time position, working 5 days per week, however, we will consider requests for job shares to suit your lifestyle (working full days).
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Our promise to you

• Competitive salary
• 25 days annual leave (full-time working) plus Bank Holidays
• Pension scheme
• Life insurance
• Discretionary bonus scheme
• On the job training and progression
• Recognition scheme
• Refer a friend
• Flexible benefits including high street savings, cycle to work scheme and Gymflex membership, holiday purchase and many more.
• Access to an Employee Assistance Programme and the Best Doctors Service via our Wellbeing Platform.
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What will you be doing?

• Ensure group procurement strategies and policies are implemented on site.
• Create and implement local KPI’s to track purchasing needs and deliver increased value.
• Manage relationships with all suppliers to achieve greater efficiencies and cost savings.
• Work with on site stakeholders to define scope of services and specifications for goods and services and identify suitable suppliers.
• Ensure all hire plant and equipment adheres to group policy.
• Order materials and services as per Group IMS procedures, seeking approval as necessary.
• Management of the stock ensuring parts are ordered in line with requirements.
• Management of data for parts in MRP stock system and providing stock reports.
• Review quotations, make recommendations and negotiate terms and conditions with key suppliers.
• Manage the preparation, approval and issue purchase orders in accordance with Group company policy and negotiated terms and conditions.
• Receipting of purchase orders and resolving any invoice queries
• Discuss defective or unacceptable new goods or services with users, vendors and others to determine cause of problem and take corrective and preventative action.
• Participate in Group wide Procurement activities and liaise with Group team as required.
• Manage the stock of critical spares
• Negotiate and implement annual pricing agreements for frequently purchased stock items
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About Us
We are FCC Environment, one of the nation’s leading waste and resource management companies. Committed to sustainability, we strive to minimise the amount of waste that ends up in landfill by transforming it into valuable resources wherever possible.
We operate over 200 facilities in England, Scotland and Wales and employ around 2,400 people.
The profile of the UK's recycling and waste management industry has never been higher. We need people who are up for the challenge to help us tackle climate change. We need people with ideas. We need you. Together we will meet the UK’s waste management and energy recovery needs.
FCC Environment are equal opportunities employers, we value diversity, and we are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment.
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