Trainee Buyer

HR GO Recruitment
Bishop's Stortford
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Trainee Buyer

We have an exciting opportunity for a Trainee Buyer or an ambitious Administrator looking to start a new career. This role would suit someone who is looking to get their foot in the door within the Purchasing and Procurement industry - starting at the bottom and with huge potential to progress for the right person.

We are Ideally looking for someone with some knowledge within the Engineering industry or have worked previously within an Engineering company.

Salary: £17,000 - £19,000

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Developing supplier relationships at every possible opportunity
  • 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
  • Negotiation of prices with suppliers
  • Ensuring that materials ordered are the most cost effective for the business
  • Effective communication with internal and external teams
  • All day to day administration required to assist the Buyer and ensure the efficient buying of product

Essential Skills / Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in an Office environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Influencing and Negotiating skills.
  • Flexible, collaborative approach to work.
  • Extremely well-organised and methodical with a good level of common sense and initiative.
  • Strong judgement and decision making skills.
  • High proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Have a proven ability to problem solve in a productive and efficient manner.
  • Flexible, collaborative approach to work.
  • Driven and self-motivated.
  • Strong relationship building skills.
  • Well organised with the ability to prioritise.
  • Aptitude for learning.
  • Team worker.
  • Energetic and committed to achieving goals and targets.

Please bear in mind that you may not hear from us straight away. Due to the high level of applications we receive every day, we can only respond to applicants whose skills and qualifications are suitable for this position. If you would like to be considered for similar and future positions, or for a complete listing of all our current vacancies, please visit our web site.