​Junior Buyer

Location Exeter
Job type: Permanent: Full Time
Salary: £23,000
Contact name: Nuala Edgar

Contact email: careers@sarahwest.co.uk
Job ref: VR/62
Published: 12 days ago

We are currently looking for a Junior Buyer to join a Global manufacturing and wholesale company. You will be joining a company that employs over four hundred people worldwide.

You will receive a competitive salary of £23,000, and your working week will be Monday to Friday, 09.00 - 17.15

The company has been in business for over fifty years and comprises of trading companies worldwide.

You will be responsible for managing all purchasing activity for a very large and diverse product range. You will be responsible for the management of suppliers across the UK and Europe. You will manage those relationships and liaise with them on a regular basis.

The ideal candidate will be excellent at maintaining and building relationships, with clear communication skills. You will need to be proficient in the use of excel and have strong numeracy skills, with knowledge of Microsoft packages.

Other responsibilities will include;

  • Cost price negotiation and effective sourcing with suppliers

  • Continuously sourcing and searching for new suppliers

  • Review of the supply base on a regular basis, including, capability to deliver, price, quality and service

  • Daily support for internal departments, including sales, quality and supply chain

  • Regular reporting to management on current work status, ideas and initiatives

If you have the above skills, with excellent attention to detail and the ability to work in a fast paced, multi tasking role, then this could be your next career move.

If you are interested in the above role, or any other opportunities that Sarah West have, please send your CV to careers@sarahwest.co.uk or call Nuala on 01392 873813.