Junior Buyer

Ref: 18333_1617872780
Posted: 08/04/2021
Location: Suffolk
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum

Apply to Louise Johnston-Allen
  • Suffolk
  • Salary: 30000

Website Hunter Selection

Junior Buyer
£25,000 – £30,000
Excellent training and progression opportunities!

Our client is a global leader in their field and a highly desirable employer. Due to continued growth they are looking to add a Junior Buyer into their Procurement team.

This is a unique role that will offer you all the training and support needed to start a successful career in purchasing.

I’m interested in hearing from Junior Buyers, Purchasing Assistants, Procurement Administrators etc.

Role & Responsibilities:

*Manage selected products
*Utilise all resources available to maintain optimal levels of inventory and ensure continuity of supply
*Maintain a high level of internal and external service
*Run contract reports and MRP
*Investigate and implement ways of reducing cost – alternative supplier sourcing, increasing payment terms, and /or negotiating better prices
*Maintain and communicate up-to-date pricing within relevant pricing systems
*Market awareness – material supply issues, identifying and mitigating supply risk
*Stakeholder Engagement
*Full procurement cycle responsibility and autonomy, from negotiations and order entry all the way through to contract and post-contract supplier management
*Identifying suppliers for new and existing products
*Visiting suppliers and attending industry events as and when required, which will involve international travel

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

*Strong negotiation and influencing skills
*Great interpersonal and relationship building skills
*High proficiency in Microsoft Office
*Knowledge and experience with working within MRP systems

Shifts & Benefits Package:

*Salary:- £25,000 – £30,000 dependant on experience
*Benefits:- 9% employer pension contribution after 12 months, Life assurance, BUPA, Company Shares, 22 days holiday and much more!

If you are interested in this role or looking for something similar please contact our Managing Consultant, Louise Johnston-Allen. directly at louise@hunterselection.co.uk or call them for a confidential discussion on 01275 371981.

Hunter Selection is a nationwide provider of recruitment services in ENGINEERING, MANUFACTURING, SERVICE & TECHNOLOGY. Find out more about us and search all our current vacancies at hunterselection.co.uk