Junior Buyer

Recruiter
Reed
Location
Stroud, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 May 2019
Closes
23 May 2019
Ref
1135559451
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position Summary:

Due to maternity cover, a fantastic opportunity has arisen for a junior buyer to join our client, based in Stroud, on a 12-24 month FTC basis with a possibility of being made permanent. Working within a manufacturing environment, your main responsibility will be looking after the purchasing and supply chain of all incoming products, from order placement to delivery of product, covering a wide range of products

Key Responsibilities:
  • Update and Maintain MRP system with pricing, lead-times and supplier details.
  • Raising of Requisitions and Purchase Orders, ensuring adherence to process.
  • Obtain up to date pricing/ Lead-time information from Suppliers when required
  • Use MRP to forecast usage and adapt purchasing as required.
  • Support supplier negotiations for new product, pricing increases, supply issues and expedites.
  • Supporting Engineering with new quote opportunities
  • Chasing suppliers for Order acknowledgements and Overdue orders

Skills & Experience:
  • IT Skills to include Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Knowledge of Excel a must
  • Excellent communication both verbally and in writing
  • The ability to prioritise effectively and work at pace,
  • Able to demonstrate an attention to detail
  • With good numerical, planning and problem-solving skills

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