Assistant/Graduate Buyer

Expiring today

Recruiter
Coulter Elite Resourcing
Location
Lincolnshire
Posted
31 Mar 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Coulter Elite Resourcing - Recruitment Specialists are now recruiting a Assistant/Graduate Buyer for a Manufacturing company based in Boston.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual to join an established growing company who are specialists in their field.

As Assistant/Graduate Buyer you will need to provide an efficient, competent and profitable service to the clients in all aspects of work. You will be assisting the firm in achieving its stated professional and commercial objectives.

Principle Responsibilities: -

* Purchasing a wide range of products to satisfy the sales forecast
* Support the sales team by negotiating and agreeing customer specific quotes
* Provide the sales team with accurate cost price information
* Work with suppliers to ensure on time in full delivery against contracts
* Work with suppliers to improve product quality
* Manage any claims against the supplier through to a satisfactory conclusion
* Work with Supply Chain Planning to monitor sales against forecast and act accordingly where any potential shortages of material are identified.
* Regulations and Chain of Custody (COC)
* Assist in negotiating contracts for the outsourcing of products and services
* Producing reports either ad-hoc or on a planned basis.

Person Specification:-

* At least 1-2 years relevant buying/procurement/commercial experience. If you are a graduate ideally a sandwich degree including some commercial experience or any form of commercial experience is acceptable.
* Preferably operating currently at a similar level within a complimentary industry
* A firm grasp of typical financial KPI’s and how to influence these
* Highly organised and able to work under instruction as well as under their own initiative
* Strong communication skills and the ability to engage competently and confidently at every level of the business.
* Strong influencing and negotiation skills
* Be professionally presentable, enthusiastic, driven and self-motivated, with the ability to work under pressure and prioritise workload
* Excellent IT skills with particular strengths in Microsoft Office applications
* Full UK Driving Licence
* Be prepared to travel both domestically & internationally

This is a full time permanent position working Monday to Friday 9:30am – 17:00pm, paying up to £28,000 depending on experience

To apply for the position of Assistant/Graduate Buyer, then please forward your CV to Ashli at Coulter Elite Resourcing.

Between our team we have a wealth of experience and we operate in both the Permanent, Temporary and contract marketplace, covering the following areas:

Accounts, Administration, Bi-lingual, Call Centre, Customer Service, Design Engineers, Directors, Warehousing, Distribution, Engineering, Finance, Graduates, Human Resource, Insurance, IT, Legal, Logistics, PR, Media, Purchasing, Reception, Sales, Secretarial, PA, Telesales, Web Design

Coulter Elite Resourcing is an independent recruitment agency based in Peterborough supplying permanent and contract personnel, from office junior through to the highest levels of management both locally and nationally

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