Junior Buyer - Expiring soon!

Posted 03/05/2024 by Aligra Personnel Ltd

Thatcham, West Berkshire

Our client based in Thatcham is looking to hire a Junior Buyer to join their team!
This is a full-time, permanent position for the right candidate.

The right candidate will be responsible for forecasting, negotiating and purchasing raw materials and managing a supply chain within a buying and procurement function.

Hours of Work:

  • 08:00am - 17:00pm
  • Monday to Friday


  • £26,000 per annum

Duties Required:

  • Identify new potential suppliers for metal fabrications, raw metals, and polycarbonate materials.
  • Maintain strong relationships with suppliers, updating terms, prices, and delivery schedules with the approval of the manufacturing manager.
  • Liaise with the manufacturing manager to organise materials for upcoming site works.
  • Generate purchase orders accurately, ensuring alignment with production schedules and inventory requirements.
  • Track and monitor order fulfilment, proactively addressing any delays or discrepancies to maintain a smooth production flow.
  • Collaborate with the Manufacturing Manager to discuss job budgets and contribute to cost reduction initiatives.
  • Communicate effectively with internal stakeholders and external suppliers to facilitate smooth operations.

Skills Required:

  • CIPS Qualification
  • Knowledge of metal fabrications processes, raw materials and polycarbonate materials.
  • Strong analytical and negotiating skills.
  • Experience working within a buying or procurement role
  • Organised and meticulous approach to your role
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

If you are interested in this position, please apply today or contact our Newbury branch on (phone number removed) for further information.

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