Buying Assistant / Assistant Buyer / Junior Buyer

Recruiter
Bluetown Online LTD
Location
Durham
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Junior Buyer Salary: up to £17,000 dependent on experience Location: Peterlee, County Durham Job Type: Full Time, Permanent Established over 30 years ago, the company, based in County Durham, is a market leader in the field of electrical test instrumentation. They provide total test solutions to enable companies and organisations to comply with the demands of all types of legislation and covering a wide range of international standards for the manufacturing, medical, 17th edition and safety testing industries. The company is now looking for a Junior Buyer to participate as a member of the operations team, learning how to carry out all relevant forms of purchasing / logistics operations within the department with the aim of developing into a buyer. Main Duties: To learn and utilise the basics of a materials requirement planning system and the resulting actions required To interact with the supply chain to ensure that all areas of communication are logged and understood To learn how to go through the full supply chain process from quotation to successful receipt of direct/indirect materials and implement accordingly To understand the positioning and importance of the Purchasing Department within the company as a whole Skills required: Good communication skills both written and verbal Ability to work as part of a team Ability to work with the wider manufacturing team in the achievement of departmental objectives. Ability to work in a demanding area of the business IT literate A working knowledge of health and safety at work regulations Analytical/innovative problem solving Achiever/results orientated Demonstration of skill/ability to assimilate and adapt to new knowledge, to understand the implications of change and to utilise this knowledge quickly and effectively To apply for this role, please click APPLY to submit your CV and a Cover Letter. Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Buying Assistant, Assistant Buyer, Junior Buyer, Procurement, Purchasing, Assistant Buyer, Procurement Assistant, Buying Assistant, Online Buying Assistant, E-Commerce Assistant Buyer, Junior Buyer, Procurement, Business Management Graduate, Supply Chain Administrator, Purchasing, Assistant Buyer, Supply Chain Graduate, Procurement Assistant, Buying Assistant, Supply Chain Assistant may also be considered for this role.