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Junior Buyer / Supply Chain Specialist

Job Title: Junior Buyer / Supply Chain Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire
Industry:
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: asap
REF: BBBH10065
Contact Name: Mark Nesbit
Contact Email: marknesbit@castuk.com
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Junior Buyer / Supply Chain Specialist

Stoke on Trent

£22,000 - £26,000 + Benefits

Our client, an international Manufacturer, is looking to recruit a Buyer / Supply Chain Specialist 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.
  • Labour and Engineering evaluation.

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.

- Component knowledge SMT, Components or Metalwork, PCB.

- Must be able to work under pressure and work to tight deadlines.

- Excellent numerical skills.

- Strong communication and organisational skills.

- Ability to use own initiative.

- Work as part of a team.

- Attention to detail.

Our Client

Our client is a leading manufacturer based in Staffordshire.

Remuneration

£22,000 - £26,000 + Benefits