British Steel looking to recruit more people to key department

By Scunthorpe Telegraph | Posted: 14 Mar 2017

British Steel is looking to recruit more people for a key department in Scunthorpe.

The firm is looking to employ people for key roles in its procurement team.

Lorraine Sawyer, British Steel's Procurement Director, said it's an exciting time for the firm.

"This is an exciting time for our business and a great opportunity to join us," she said.

"Our procurement team is vital to the future sustainability of our company so it is crucial we get the right people for the right jobs.

"On an annual basis we handle deals worth hundreds of millions of pounds and given the amount of raw materials, products and services we require it is vital we get the best deals possible for British Steel and our partners.

"So if you're a good negotiator and up for the challenge, then this could be your chance to make your mark with British Steel."

For those interested, British Steel will be hosting a special recruitment event aimed at those interested in joining the procurement team.

The event will give a chance for potential candidates to meet the team and find out more about the roles.

The procurement recruitment event will take place between 4.30pm-7pm on Tuesday March 28, 2017 at British Steel's Conference Centre on Brigg Road, Scunthorpe.

"As well as good negotiating skills, one of the most important things we are looking for in applicants is the ability to foster strong and lasting relationships with current suppliers and new ones." said Lorraine.

"Excellent customer service and customer relations are central to everything we do so it is imperative we work closely with our suppliers. By working together we are confident we can not only build a stronger future for our business and our employees, but for our customers and suppliers too.

"We are always open to new ideas and suggestions – whether they be from our employees or suppliers – so anyone who joins our team is not only guaranteed first class training and support, but exciting new challenges every day.

"British Steel also offers competitive pay and fantastic career prospects and this has been demonstrated by the thousands of people who have applied to join us in the last 9 months.

"We anticipate a great deal of interest in this event so please come along and learn more about the opportunities we have in the procurement team."

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