Buying Assistant / Assistant Buyer / Junior Buyer

England, County Durham, Peterlee
Up to £17000 per annum
09 Jan 2018
08 Feb 2018
Martina S
Contract Type

Job Title: Junior Buyer

Salary: up to £17,000 dependent on experience

Location: Peterlee, County Durham

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Established over 30 years ago, the company, based in County Durham, is a market leader in the field of electrical test instrumentation.

They provide total test solutions to enable companies and organisations to comply with the demands of all types of legislation and covering a wide range of international standards for the manufacturing, medical, 17th edition and safety testing industries.

The company is now looking for a Junior Buyer to participate as a member of the operations team, learning how to carry out all relevant forms of purchasing / logistics operations within the department with the aim of developing into a buyer.

Main Duties:
  • To learn and utilise the basics of a materials requirement planning system and the resulting actions required
  • To interact with the supply chain to ensure that all areas of communication are logged and understood
  • To learn how to go through the full supply chain process from quotation to successful receipt of direct/indirect materials and implement accordingly
  • To understand the positioning and importance of the Purchasing Department within the company as a whole

Skills required:
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work with the wider manufacturing team in the achievement of departmental objectives. Ability to work in a demanding area of the business
  • IT literate
  • A working knowledge of health and safety at work regulations
  • Analytical/innovative problem solving
  • Achiever/results orientated
  • Demonstration of skill/ability to assimilate and adapt to new knowledge, to understand the implications of change and to utilise this knowledge quickly and effectively

To apply for this role, please click APPLY to submit your CV and a Cover Letter.

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