Trainee Buyer

Randstad Employment Bureau
08 Feb 2017
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job title: Trainee Buyer

Location: Manchester

Salary: £18,000 plus annual bonus of 10% of salary and great corporate perks

About our client:

Are you a Buyer or Trainee Buyer seeking a new and progressive career opportunity? If so, a fantastic role has become available with a global Technology business to join a successful, energetic and expanding operation in the Manchester area.

The main duties and responsibilities include:

  • Provide best purchasing techniques at the best possible price in line with customer and business objectives
  • Developing supplier relationships at every possible opportunity
  • Working with the Purchasing and Category Manager in order to achieve desired market share targets and rebate targets.
  • Liaising with sales teams to communicate any issues arising with their orders
  • Liaising with warehouse to ensure any issues can be resolved in a timely fashion
  • Providing cover for other members of the department as necessary

The requirements:

  • You will preferably have experience in a similar purchasing position
  • You will have excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Demonstrate a strong purchasing knowledge
  • Self starter and ability to work on own initiative
  • Drive and ambition
  • Competent using all Microsoft products

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

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