Graduate Assistant Buyer

Posted 5 April by Inside Out Purchasing & Supply Easy Apply

Inside Out Purchasing and Supply has been engaged by a Bedfordshire based client to recruit for a Graduate Assistant Buyer. This is a fantastic chance for someone to forge a career in Purchasing. A full written job description is available upon request

Your duties will include:

Day to day commercial management of the supplier base

Supplier contract / terms negotiations (price, lead time, moq, payment terms, delivery terms, returns arrangements, rebate arrangements etc.)

Preparation for supplier meetings, trade shows and business trips, communicating actions as agreed and managing these through to completion

Skills and Experience required:

Educated to Degree Level in a relevant business discipline (e.g. Logistics, Procurement, Supply Chain, Business Studies, Management, Finance)
 Ability to work effectively in high pressure and deadline driven situations
 Strong project management and problem solving skills
 Strong analytical skills with attention to detail and a thorough and accurate approach to work
 Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in both a team environment and on own
 Strong project management and problem solving skills
 Resourceful and lateral thinking with a proactive approach to tasks
 Excellent communication, presentation and organisation skills
 Computer literate with strong Excel skills (pivot tables, vlookup etc)
 Drive, ambition and enthusiasm to deliver results and progress within the organisation

Required skills

  • Buying
  • Category
  • Procurement
  • Purchase
  • Purchasing
  • Sourcing
  • Supply Chain
  • Buyer
  • Purchaser

Reference: 34835157

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