Buyer

Recruiter
Location
Suffolk
Salary
GBP18000.00 - GBP25000.00 per annum +
Posted
13 Sep 2017
Closes
13 Oct 2017
Ref
2899685
Contact
Heidi Matheron
Specialist Area
Procurement
Job Level
Buyer
Sector
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Progressive Junior Procurement opportunity


This position is an entry-level role in the procurement function of this market-leading manufacturing business. Working as part of a best practice procurement team, this role would suit an graduate with recent commercial experience or and up & coming Procurement professional who thrives in an autonomous and busy environment.

The key purpose of the role relates to securing quality suppliers of materials, components and misc spend covering price, delivery and quality targets whilst obtaining maximum benefit for the company. Working as part of an experienced and friendly team, you will have the opportunity to work across a variety of activities and ensure these are aligned to operational objectives. The role will have the opportunity to support the management of suppliers to meet key objectives, measure & monitor supplier performance, identify opportunities for continuous improvement and will involve high levels of involvement with other departments across the organisation.

Some initial previous purchasing experience is preferred but not essential with consideration also given to recent graduates with some initial commercial or business exposure. The ability to grasp new concepts quickly is of high importance with self-motivation and initiative highly prized. A newly created role due to sustained business growth, this progressive opportunity has high levels of autonomy and scope to develop a long-term career path.

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