Buyer - Trainee/Graduate

Employer
Confidential
Location
Lancashire
Salary
20000.00 - 23000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
9 Dec 2021

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Specialism
IT
Sector
Telecommunications
Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training
Start Date
Immediate
Duration
Permanent
The Role
We have an excellent opportunity for a procurement focus Graduate to join our client's Supply Chain Team in Irlam, Manchester. The main purpose of the role is to assist in the procurement of goods and services and other assignments as directed by the Procurement Officer. Develop systems knowledge to become the subject matter expert on all issues relating to supply chain and procurement.

Job Title: Buyer - Trainee
Permanent role
Salary: GBP20k - GBP23k
Working hours: 37.5hrs/week Monday - Friday
Location: Irlam, Manchester

Responsibilities
• Undertake the procurement of goods and services.
• Ensure that all the requirements form internal customers are accurately translated into the purchasing ordering system and executed in a timely manner.
• Work collaboratively with internal departments and our client's suppliers to ensure that the procurement process is as smooth and error free as possible.
• Become proficient in the use of the electronic procurement system, for ordering, expediting and material control.
• Expedite deliveries to ensure that they are delivered on time and update records accordingly.
• Work closely with the Materials Coordinator and notify internal customers of expected delivery dates and the status of purchase orders as required.
• Establish and maintain good records of purchasing documents and produce reports and provide updates as required.
• Assist on special projects and perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications (desirable)
B.Sc. degree or HND/level 5 NVQ in business administration, economics, logistics, supply chain or related subjects.
Relevant Experience
• Prior experience of working in a similar position (desirable)
• Ability to monitor and maintain computerised records relating to purchasing activities would be an advantage as would knowledge of an ERP system.
• Computer literate (especially MS office)
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SKILLS
• Good attention to detail
• Excellent communicator
• The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
Personable attributes
• Good team player
• Attention to detail.
• Good time management
• Thinks outside the box

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