Junior Buyer

Zoek Pin St Ives, Cornwall, England

£18000 - £22000/annum

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 12 days ago

My client based near St Ives, Cambridgeshire is currently recruiting for a Junior Buyer/Expeditor to join their team on a full time permanent basis. With the chance to progress and learn the ropes this is an excellent opportunity for someone who wants to start a career in buying! Due to the location your own transport is required.

Salary Banding: £18,000 - £22,000

Job Purpose:

Provide support to the Purchasing Manager in expediting goods, materials, and services to ensure that the company’s operational needs are met. Also, to support in procuring materials and services considering price, quality and delivery to ensure continuity of supply.

Key responsibilities

Work with buyers, planner, and production to identify gaps and delays in the delivery of products.

Contact suppliers to resolve price, quality, delivery, or invoice issues.

Analyse Shortage Report on daily basis.

Attend the materials meeting with latest clear dates.

Performing clerical duties, maintaining accurate records, and adhering to established procedures, policies, instructions, and guidelines.

Pull in orders in line with production requirements.

Run and action monthly Outstanding Orders Reports

Communicating with the Purchasing Manager to evaluate various supply vendors and assess the quality of delivered supplies.

Work with Suppliers to Co-ordinate the timing and means of delivery.

Ensure delivery issues are communicated and resolved.

Notify all stakeholders of scheduled delivery dates to ensure continuity of supply.

Purchase consumables and stationery

Contact suppliers to resolve price, quality, delivery, or invoice issues.

Seek out ways to save money on the procurement of goods and services to assist with lowering annual budgets.

Ensure that a professional and consistent approach is taken to all supplier & customer relationships.

Training and guidance will be given.

Ideal skills:

Previous MRP experience.

Incredible attention to detail.

Experience in a similar role.

An understanding of materials and services procurement.

Excellent computer skills.

Proficient with Microsoft Office Word and Excel.

Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written.

Proficient people skills.

Analytical, problem-solving, organisational, and time-management skills.

Ability to comply with company policies and procedures.

If you have the skills and experience listed above please send your CV to

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