Junior Buyer

Northamptonshire £25,000 to £28,000 p.a. + benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 013741

A large and growing family owned FMCG manufacturer are actively recruiting for a Junior Buyer to join the Purchasing department. This energetic and dynamic candidate will support a busy purchasing department.



Commutable from: Northampton, Crick, Rugby, Kettering, Lutterworth, Northamptonshire


Salary: £ 25,000 p.a. - £ 28,000 p.a. Holiday + Pension + Parking + generous benefits package


Suitable for: Junior Buyer



The Role of Junior Buyer:


  • Hold responsibility for low end spend areas and also control purchase orders for indirect areas in timely manner

  • Act as the interface with other stakeholder departments especially technical and marketing

  • Coordinate packaging and raw material trials with stakeholder

  • Capture data for category management

  • Generate and maintain department and category specific reports

  • Reporting and statistical analysis for purchasing department

  • Maintain data on the MRP system



The ideal Junior Buyer:


  • Driven and personally motivated

  • Able to work with people at all levels in the business

  • Numerate candidate and proficient in systems solutions

  • Working knowledge of MRP/ERP systems, IFS in particular

  • A competent user of Microsoft Excel

  • CIPS qualified or studying towards


To apply please forward an up to date copy of your CV, thanks.

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