Assistant Buyer

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Procurement
Region:
North West
Location:
Stockport
Salary:
£18,000 to £21,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£18000 - £21000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted:
05/06/2018
Recruiter:
F1rst Commercial Recruitment Ltd
Job Ref:
JBAB2823

Would you like to work as an assistant buyer in an expanding organisation? Do you have experience of working within the print, packaging or the paper industry? Would you like to progress your career into a more rounded supply chain role and take on responsibility for sourcing new suppliers in the future?

You will be working closely with the commercial director so there`s a huge opportunity to learn from a senior manager and develop your existing skills. This role has the opportunity to progress into other areas of supply chain in the future so we are looking for someone who is eager to learn and progress their career.

This role requires someone who isn`t afraid to challenge suppliers and negotiate the best price. Attention to detail is essential, as is someone who is self-motivated and incredibly organised.

Main duties to include:

- Liaising with UK and international suppliers
- Sending quotation requests to suppliers for new and existing business
- Chasing sales contracts from suppliers
- Check that prices are in line with price lists and update where required
- Sending and checking of purchase orders
- Working with a busy team liaising with a range of departments including sales and production

We are looking for:

- Experience of working within purchasing or buying
- Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
- Knowledge of packaging, print or paper would be an advantage
- Strong MS office skills including Excel
- A confident, strong negotiator who isn`t afraid to challenge!

In return you can expect:

- £18-£21k per annum
- Monday to Friday 8.30am-5pm
- 28 days holiday inc stats, rising with service, free parking
- Close to public transport links

If you are interested in this position please contact one of the team on 0161 359 3111 or email a copy of your CV and current salary, quoting reference number: 2823 and where you saw the job advertised.

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Contact Details:
F1rst Commercial Recruitment Ltd
Tel: 0161 359 3111
Fax: 0871 895 1787
Contact: Recruitment Team
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