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Trainee Buyer

Trainee Buyer

Posted 4 April by Travail Employment Group Easy Apply Ended

Trainee Buyer


Oswestry, commutable from Wrexham, Shrewsbury, Ellesmere, Whitchurch, Wem

£18,000 - £20,000 + free parking + excellent canteen + friendly working environment

The Role

Trainee Buyer required by a busy procurement department to manage and purchase stocks of packaging materials and ingredients. This role will suit a commercial administrator interested in developing their career as a Buyer.


  • Manage the stock of packaging and ingredient materials to ensure production schedules are met

  • Develop strong purchasing relationships with suppliers

  • Reconcile daily stocks of packaging and ingredients and make visible any overstocks and shortages

  • Manage intake of packaging material from suppliers to meet the customer specifications

  • Produce a daily delivery schedule for incoming supply of dry goods

  • Develop delivery adherence reports to measure supplier performance and feedback

  • Monitor daily forecast, place orders, chase outstanding purchase orders

The Candidate

The successful Trainee Buyer will have the following attributes:

  • Great organisational and planning skills

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

  • A confident communicator

  • Excellent IT skills

  • The ability to multitask and work productively under pressure

  • A "can do" attitude"

The Package

  • £18,000 - £20,000 (dependent on skills and ability)

  • On site car park.

  • Excellent Canteen

  • Friendly working environment

The Company

The business is a large, successful, manufacturing operation with European wide divisions. This is an ideal opportunity for career development within a Buying and Procurement function.

This vacancy is advertised by Travail Employment Group who are acting as an Employment Agency.

All candidates registering with Travail Employment Group will need to provide proof of identity, and evidence of any experience, training and qualifications our client considers necessary for this position.


Travail Employment Group is operating as an Employment Agency. Once you click to apply for this job your application will be immediately received by Travail Employment Group. If your application is successful a consultant will be in contact with you within the next 7 days. If you do not hear within the next 7 days you have not been successful on this occasion and unless otherwise advised, Travail will keep your details on file and contact you with future relevant opportunities.

Reference: 34826109

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