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Trainee Buyer

Up to £11 per hour plus holiday pay

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Trainee Buyer

Temporary (to perm)

£11.00 per hour plus holiday pay (£24,000 per annum)

Milton Keynes

We are looking for someone who is interested in a trainee buying role with or without experience. This is a great opportunity to join an established company and would suit a recent graduate.

You will be responsible for purchasing various materials and outsourced processing operations. The role involves working with existing suppliers, identifying new sources for materials / services, negotiation of price and terms, placement of purchase orders, controlling supplier performance / relationships. Initially a temporary role, the intention is to be made permanent for the right, successful candidate at £22,000 per annum.

Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Placing MRP requirements on a daily basis
  • Reviewing forecasted purchase plans with nominated suppliers
  • Managing purchase order acknowledgement and confirmation process
  • Maintaining accurate information in ERP system
  • Producing and reviewing supplier purchase order status reports
  • Managing supplier performance & relationships
  • Providing technical and administrative support to the business for all materials purchasing
  • Travel to suppliers & customers where required

We are looking for someone with:

  • Procurement / supply change experience preferred
  • Strong negotiation & commercial skills
  • Advanced Excel skills and report writing
  • Highly energetic, motivated & very focussed and confident communicator
  • Full driving licence
  • CIPS qualification would be desirable

Role advertised: 4 December 2019

If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you!

WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMAT

Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

If this isn't your perfect role, register with us and let us find it for you.

 
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