Trainee Buyer

£16000 - £18000/annum . Corporate benefits package
11 Jun 2017
11 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Trainee Buyer - LyrecoTelford
Lyreco is one of the world?s leading providers of Workplace Solutions to businesses, with a global presence across 44 countries, over 10,000 employees and with a 2.2bn turnover. Ethical, forward thinking and award winning are some of the words that describe us and our long-term success is down to the fact that our customers and employees are at the heart of everything we do.
We have a new exciting opportunity for a Trainee Buyer at our UK Head Office in Telford, Shropshire, we are offering a salary up to ?18,000pa.
As our Trainee Buyer, you will be working alongside our expanding Non Catalogue team sourcing and procuring bespoke and customer specific products outside of the core range, this role requires someone with a desire to pursue a career in procurement. As a Trainee Buyer your duties will include sourcing products and quotations direct from suppliers. Maintaining exceptional service levels to both our internal and external customers by adapting your approach to sourcing product through multiple channels and communicating efficiently and effectively. You will assist and help resolve queries and manage and maintain work within an agreed service level. Key Responsibilities:Ensure the right products arrive on time, to the correct quality at an agreed & market competitive price. Negotiate with suppliers to maximise the product ranges available to Lyreco.Monitor market & product changes to attain the best terms for the business. Develop effective internal working relationships with cross functional team members including sales to support and enhance the non-catalogue offering and performance. Support the wider procurement team in the development and execution of annual saving plans.To comply with Company Quality, Health and Safety, Environmental and other policies, procedures and standards.To undertake such other duties as may reasonably be requested by a Manager/Supervisor.
Person profile:Personality/communication:-Demonstrate the Lyreco values at all times.Develops excellent business relationships at all levels of contact.Strong analytical and Communication skills.PC literate (Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Access).Good educational standard of both English & Maths.
Role specific:-Experience of being in a procurement team/environment advantageous.Very good organisational skills.Business process capability and ability to develop strategic thinking.Ability to meet deadlines under pressure.Strong analytical skills.Capable to work in a team environment.
In return we offer the chance to work for a progressive and people focused business, with excellent opportunities for career development.
If this sounds like your next step, click apply today, we would love to hear from you