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Junior Buyer / Material Controller

Job Title: Junior Buyer / Material Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Staffordshire, Staffordshire
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000 per annum
REF: BBBH10877
Contact Name: Mark Nesbit
Contact Email:
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Junior Buyer / Material Controller

Stoke on Trent

£20,000 - £23,000 + Benefits

Our client, an international Manufacturer, is looking to recruit a Junior Buyer / Material Controller based at their operations in Staffordshire. Reporting to the Procurement Manager and as part of the Purchasing Team, your duties will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Supplier selection, evaluation
  • Identification of new potential sources of supply and assessment of these suppliers as appropriate.
  • Ensuring that all supplier quotes are received within a set timescale.

Skills & Experience

Ideally candidates will come from an engineering background working within electronics/electro mechanical purchasing teams. As this is a brand new role, excellent career progression opportunities exist within this business for someone wanting to develop. You must have ability and the confidence to be able to communicate, negotiate and influence effectively.

* A strong administration background and a willingness to learn new skills and systems
* Previous electronics background may also be an advantage
* Must be able to work under pressure and as part of a team to reach tight deadlines
* Strong communication and organisational skills
* Ability to use own initiative
* Attention to detail
* Time management
* To provide an excellent standard of customer service to both our internal and external customers
* 'In House' systems used so good keyboard skills required.
* Flexible
* Problem solving
* Ability to use own initiative

Our Client

Our client is a leading manufacturer based in Staffordshire.


£20,000 - £23,000 + Benefits