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Junior Buyer

Ref code: EYM99098945
£30k - 35k per year
Leicestershire, England
Office Based

Job Title: Junior Buyer
Contract: Full Time, Permanent
Location: South Leicestershire - Office Based
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000

The Procurement Division at SF Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Junior Buyer to join their growing manufacturing client on a full time, permanent basis.

As the Junior Buyer you will be responsible for a wide variety of tasks, which will offer you the development opportunities to progress into a Buyer role in the near future.

You will be involved in supplier engagement across the UK and Internationally, and also have a small portfolio of categories in which you will manage.

Other duties will include:
- Stock management.
- Identifying saving opportunities through tenders and negotiation processes.
- Supporting Buyers and Category Managers with internal project opportunities.
- Sourcing and providing quotations.
- Ensuring customer, supplier and finance accounts are updated and highlighting any outstanding payments for actioning.
- Carrying out market research and competitor analysis.

The successful Junior Buyer will either have experience in a Junior Buyer role currently and be looking to join a new industry/business, or alternatively, have worked within a procurement focussed role and looking for your next development step.

What we are looking for is that you are:

- Confident and proactive, with a tenacious attitude.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
- Ability to work under pressure.
- Excellent time management and organisational skills.
- Strong attention to detail.

Ideally you will have qualifications or completed university studies in a similar area, however, this is not essential.

If you wish to progress an application forward, please click 'Apply Now' with a copy of your updated CV.

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Emma Maloney
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