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Junior Buyer

Ref no. BHN557341
Location Littlehampton, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

My client has a fantastic permanent role to join them as a junior buyer/buyer

Key skills required for this role

Experience in a junior purchasing or supply chain role


Experience in a junior purchasing or supply chain role

Job description

My client have an exciting opportunity for a junior buyer/buyer to join their Purchasing team at their site near Littlehampton.

If you are a Junior Buyer/Buyer/Material Controller, looking for your next step with an exciting company and contribute then this may be a great role for you.

Roles & Responsibilities -

Processing procurement data, including purchase orders, contracts & orderbook management using MRP

Manage the RFQ process of material requirements for inbound sales enquiries (NPI).

Negotiating deals to get the best value / cost reduction for the company.

Implementing strategic sourcing projects and process improvements.

Understanding supplier KPIs, SLAs, and T & Cs'.

Use appropriate data to make key business decisions.

Support Category Strategies for each area of responsibility

Identify and drive cost reduction across the business.

Identify potential new suppliers and build relationships.

Stakeholder management with internal functions across the business.

The ideal candidate for the role will have -

Experience within a manufacturing environment desirable

Studying towards CIPS qualification - desirable.

Proficiency in MS Office

Demonstrable procurement experience and good negotiation skills.

Technical understanding.

Experience in building and maintaining supplier relationships.

Demonstrable ability to prioritise tasks and have effective time management and analytical skills.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Knowledge/use of ERP/MRP systems

Lucy Gibbs manages this role

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