Assistant Buyer

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
20000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual
07 Nov 2019
05 Dec 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Buyer / GBP20,000 - GBP25,000 / Blackburn

Your new company

You will join an industry leading manufacturing organisation.

Your new role

You will be working as part of the procurement team providing services to the manufacturing facility under the guidance of the Buyer and Purchasing Manager. You will be responsible for improvement activities and the procurement of goods and services. Key responsibilities include-

  • Manage an agreed portfolio of routine suppliers
  • Identify and evaluate new suppliers and carry out first stages of the vendor creation process
  • Support the Buyer in the tender process, including formulating enquiries, evaluating bids, preparing contracts and ensuring any legislative and company requirements are met

What you'll need to succeed

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate 1-2 years year experience within a Purchasing role and be able to demonstrate the following-

  • Strong interpersonal skills and confidence in communicating with internal staff and external suppliers
  • A proactive, eager and passionate approach to work
  • Strong administrative skills, ability to prioritise own workload and high attention to detail

What you'll get in return

You will receive a GBP20,000 - GBP25,000 salary dependant on experience plus benefits. The company will also support the successful candidate's personal development via CIPS qualification.

What you need to do now

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