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Junior Buyer

Posted 31 January by Butler Ross Easy Apply Ended

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join a global manufacturing business who is seeking a Buyer to join their team. Due to growth in this exciting new role the Buyer will be purchasing and manging both direct and indirect commodities, with involvement in supplier management and contracts. If you would like to join an employer of choice who invests in formal training and MCIPs then this may be the role for you.

Key Responsibilities of the Junior Buyer:

  • Purchase materials in line with Company requirements, whilst striving for the best total cost solution for the business
  • Continue developing the global sourcing program
  • Manage both direct and indirect commodities, controlling and negotiating spend
  • Continually review opportunity for cost savings on direct purchases and indirect suppliers
  • Support the development of tailored procurement plans for pre-projects and projects, identifying the viability, or otherwise, of the project timescale
  • Supplier Relationship Management - manage small to medium sized supplier relationships to ensure benefits from supplier knowledge, ideas and innovations

Personal Specification of the Junior Buyer:

  • Minimum of 2 years buying experience within a manufacturing environment (Related professions/alternative roles will be considered)
  • Microsoft Office experience including a good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel/Outlook
  • Motivated, driven, able to work alone or as part of a cross functional team
  • Experience using ERP systems - you will be responsible for ensuring data entered into the MRP system is accurate
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good understanding of Total Cost, Analytically and numerically astute

Benefits the Junior Buyer can expect to receive:

  • Flexi-hours with core hours
  • Up to 5% bonus
  • 25 days holiday
  • Pension
  • Formal training
  • Support with MCIPs (money and time)

This role would also suit you if you have held a role as a Buyer, Junior Buyer, procurement administrator, purchasing administrator, procurement analyst

Required skills

  • Buyer
  • Purchasing Administrator
  • Junior Buyer
  • Procurement Administrator
  • Procurement Analyst

Reference: 34365855

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