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Assistant Buyer

Reference2670470001_794815
RecruiterRobert Walters
Industry SectorIT & Technology, Other, Services
Salary£20,000 to £26,000 per annum
Town/CityChorley
LocationsLancashire, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted12 October 2017

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An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Buyer for my client a £450m T/O company based near Chorley This is a newly created role due to an increased order book and will assist the Purchasing Manager and will work on a variety of cost saving initiatives

Duties will include
  • Supporting the Purchasing Manager with the overall procurement process
  • Sourcing new products and negotiating with suppliers to secure the best deals
  • Analysing past sales and raising orders with suppliers
  • Attending supplier meetings (both internally and externally)
  • Liaising with suppliers regarding deliveries (and late deliveries)
  • Contacting suppliers regarding credits for damaged products or items missing from deliveries
  • Booking in deliveries from external suppliers
  • Setting up new products on internal inventory system
  • General stock management and liaison with internal departments

Experience/Skills
  • A minimum of one year purchasing experience
  • Familiarity with Microsoft office and some experience of Excel Spreadsheets
  • General commercial awareness
  • Good communication skills with some negotiating experience
  • Analytical approach with attention to detail
  • Enthusiastic and driven, with a desire to learn and progress
  • Ability to work independently, can use own initiative when required



If you are interested in the role, click to apply or contact Lee Carey at Robert Walters for further information.

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