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.
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
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