Junior Buyer

Recruiter
Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Location
Redhill, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 May 2019
Closes
24 May 2019
Ref
1151056682
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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.

Description

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

Profile

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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