Junior Buyer

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Redhill, UK
17 May 2019
24 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The Junior Buyer role is based in Redhill and is with a Leading Aerospace Business who is growing rapidly and expanding their team.

Client Details

My client is a leading Aerospace business based in Redhill who are looking to expand their team with 2 new Junior Buyer positions.


The key responsibilities for the Junior Buyer based in Redhill are as follows:
  • To support the Procurement Manager in accordance with current operational business requirements
  • Provide a superior buying service, ensuring as a minimum the right goods and services are bought for the right price at the right time in a timely manner
  • Conduct robust supplier expediting activity minimising risk to business delivery
  • Develop a basic understanding of supplier base and become familiar with key suppliers used to support the function
  • Act as a support to the procurement team in the provision of departmental administrative duties


The successful candidate for the Junior Buyer role will have the following skill set:
  • Previous experience of raising purchase orders
  • Previous experience of managing stocking models, and coping with a variety of demand signals
  • Highly developed attention to detail
  • Positive attitude with a strong customer focus
  • Self-disciplined and motivated, experience of working in a fast paced environment
  • Remains calm and self-controlled under pressure
  • Demonstrates flexibility in moving between tasks, is dedicated to the task and sees it through to completion
  • Is reliable, follows direction from managers and respect policies and procedures
  • Ability to identify potential areas of difficulty, the causes and proactively provide solutions
  • Excellent organisational skills with proven ability to manage time effectively
  • Capable of effective communication with team members, suppliers and stakeholders
  • Demonstrable evidence of working well in a team environment and positively impacting dynamics
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent HND, preferably in a business discipline; or CIPS qualified at level 3 / studying towards

Job Offer

The candidate has a chance to join a Leading Aerospace business expanding rapidly with the opportunity for progression and to start their career in great environment. With a Salary of £22k Plus Benefits.

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