We are currently recruiting a Trainee Buyer for one of the UK's leading hydraulics manufacturers based in Yorkshire. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to progress their career and take the next step within a purchasing role.
Our client are a progressive business who invest in the development of their workforce with the view to ensuring you have a fulfilling, long-term career with the company. Based on the outskirts of a city it lends itself the site has excellent transport links to both the city centre and the motorway.
Obtaining quotes, comparing prices (using purchasing procedures) Processing purchase orders as/when required. Arranging sub-contract machining/grinding/heat treatment/paints. Dealing with order acknowledgments and filing as required. Chasing suppliers for confirmations and expediting when required. Helping resolve finance queries and price discrepancies.
The Successful candidate:
You must be computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel. Ideally you will be experienced in a manufacturing or similar environment with some knowledge of MRP systems. Ideally you will be someone who is already carrying out purchasing related activities as part of your current role. You will be someone that is open to learn new skills and adapt to the company's processes and procedures, whilst also suggesting improvements where needed.