Junior Buyer

Corby £22,000 to £30,000 plus benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 013103

A multi site food manufacturer based in Northamptonshire have a requirement for a Junior Buyer focused on packaging purchasing and non food related products. You`ll have an understanding of the packaging process and negotiation skills. CIPS can be supported by the company.


Commutable from: Northamptonshire, Northampton, Corby, Kettering, Daventry, Peterborough, Market Harborough, Desborough, Wellingborough

Salary: £ 20,000 - £ 30,000 p.a. plus benefits

The Role

The Junior Buyer role:
Purchase requirements from suppliers
Negotiate on pricing with suppliers
Monitor supplier performance
Find potential back-up suppliers
While maintaining relationship with current suppliers
Report on raw material issues
Allocate raw material to sales orders
Liaising with production planner daily
Liaise with customers
Assess current stock
Allocate stock to sales orders
Purchase direct materials for production
As well as office needs (indirect purchasing)
Regularly liaise with sales in relation to planning, new product launch and forecasting


The Person

A Junior Buyer looking to develop into a large company. Strong understanding of the purchasing cycle, account management and negotiation skills.
Looking to do CIPS or currently studying CIPS.
Excellent communication skills and ability to manage projects.
Passion to have a successful career with purchasing.
Strong Microsoft Office skills.

To apply for the position of Junior Buyer please forward your CV to James Randall
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