Junior Project Buyer

Recruiter
Inside Out Purchasing & Supply
Location
Luton
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
21 May 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Inside Out Purchasing and Supply has been engaged by our Bedfordshire based client to recruit for a Junior Project Buyer.

The Role:

The Junior Project Buyer will be a key facilitator of relevant key projects, as part of the busy procurement function following design conception through to completion and delivery of the tangible 'product' to the client.

Main Duties:
* Handling new and repeat enquiries, placing orders, negotiating optimum prices and lead-times.
* Facilitating out-sourced projects including prototyping, production and logistics.
* Planning work throughput, responding to and controlling change to ensure appropriate prioritisation of tasks.
* Maintaining financial control of all projects within the field of responsibility and interfacing with the Company's financial reporting system.
* Ensuring appropriate quality assurance is maintained at all stages of the supply chain. Planning and arranging on-site supervision of work in progress, where necessary.
* Working with the Project Buyers for new supplier selection, development and performance initiatives on a world-wide basis.

Experience and Qualifications
* A minimum of 2 years' experience within the buying/supply function of a medium tech' manufacturing industry.
* Business related degree, HND in Business and Finance or equivalent.
* Aspiration to undertake CIPS post graduate diploma up to level 4.
* Some experience of handling both domestic and over-seas suppliers. Some experience in the Far Eastern supply market would be a distinct advantage.
* Knowledge of Export/Import processes, documentation and all modes of transport

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