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Junior Buyer

Job Title: Junior Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leamington Spa
Salary: 18000 - 24000
REF: LF-1740
Contact Name: Lissa Fletcher
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

Junior Buyer

Leamington Spa • Permanent • Full-time • £18-24,000 per annum

Arden Personnel are recruiting for a Junior Buyer for our client based in Leamington Spa

Day to day duties are as follows:

  • To deal with suppliers and build up relationships, monitoring pricing trends etc
  • Dealing with quotations and orders, obtaining price and availability quotations
  • Calculate final purchase prices for sales managers to include exchange rates, import duties and transport
  • Update and chase quote requests and prices by the supplier on SAP
  • Analyse product samples and determine full specification details
  • Request, track and send out supplier samples as required for prospective orders, assisting in sourcing new suppliers if the need arises
  • Monitor Proforma customers payments by liaising with accounts to make sure orders are paid for and raised while prices are still valid and monitoring credit limits to flag with Accounts
  • Raise orders on SAP creating both sales and purchase orders and send to suppliers and customers, dealing with any queries.
  • Liaise with logistics and transport to highlight late or early deliveries and check all deliveries have been made by the expected delivery date.
  • Gather and create monthly pricing from suppliers
  • Work on product development with sales managers where required
  • Provide holiday cover, taking on the support role for the sales managers
  • Chasing outstanding invoices and dealing with inconsistencies

The Successful Junior Buyer must have the following skills/experience

  • Must have previous experience within a Purchasing role
  • Must be proficient in MS Office
  • Must have SAP experience
  • Must be educated to A level, ideally a graduate
  • Must be methodical and good with numbers
  • Must be able to work under pressure

What's on offer for the successful Junior Buyer

  • Working for a fantastic company, with lovely offices.
  • Free parking
  • Excellent on the job training
  • Friendly family run business
  • Great opportunity to build a career
  • £18-24,000 per annum

 Apply for this role: 

To apply for our Junior Buyer role please click the apply button. Job reference NM-1740. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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The areas Arden Personnel recruit in are:

Alcester, Redditch, Studley, Bidford-on-Avon, Stratford-upon-Avon, Evesham, Broadway, Pershore, Moreton-in-Marsh, Bromsgrove, Chipping Camden, Warwick, Leamington Spa and Henley-in-Arden.