Junior Buyer

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South Yorkshire | Ref: BBBH28163


Junior Buyer
South Yorkshire
Up to £22,000

Role Profile
A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join a growing team and a company which will grow and develop your skills.
My client is looking at graduates and people who are just starting off in their career but who have an understanding of Procurement or Supply Chain and can bring their extensive enthusiasm

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Negotiate and identify cost savings
  • Working with internal and external stakeholders
  • Deliver commercial contracts with time restrictions
  • Implement and maintain procurement strategies
  • Managing ongoing supplier performance and developing relationships
  • Delivering savings and supply chain efficiencies through effective negotiation and procurement
  • Developing and implementing procurement and product strategies
  • Deliver cost and quality improvements
  • Identifying new suppliers
  • Working closely with the new business team

Skills and Experience
The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Previous experience in procurement and supply chain roles
  • Understanding of tendering processes
  • Proven negotiation skills and commercial acumen
  • Knowledge of Lean manufacturing
  • Continuous improvement and change management skills

The following may also prove to be an advantage:

  • Previous experience working with SAP
  • Strong knowledge of product cost
  • Understanding of rolling stock
  • Experience of leading a team
  • MCIPS or part CIPS qualification

Our client is a leading business based in South Yorkshire. The company is going through an exciting period of growth and change and so it is an excellent time to join.

Up to £22,000

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