Junior Buyer

Randstad Business Support





Posted: 28/03/2021

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We are currently recruiting for Junior Buyer to join a leading distribution company in Coleshill.

You will be supporting a team of 2 Buyers mostly with administrative tasks and stakeholder management. This is a really exciting opportunity for anyone with a passion for procurement and is looking to eventually move into a buyer role.


Prioritisation of both internal and external stakeholders' requirements to ensure expectations are met
Communicate to internal stakeholders on key supply matters
Deliver customer service and stakeholder satisfaction for procurement and support continuous improvement
Work closely with vendors to progress order requirements and maintain accurate lead times.
Support corrective action in the resolution of delivery discrepancy.
Support and report upon KPI's accessing quality and delivery performance
Evaluate historical data to support inventory replenishment options and make recommendations to achieve optimum serviceability Skills/Experience:

Strong administration background (customer service or sales administration)
Computer literate in IT Skills, Microsoft Office, and phone systems
Experience dealing with customers/stakeholders
Strong ability to deliver upon KPI's and business objectives
Educated to degree level
Resilient and flexible to change, with an ability to manage high workload, conflicting priorities, and pressure
Takes a forward-thinking approach to the issues which will affect now and in the future. Benefits

Salary of £21K
Opportunity to earn a CIPS qualification
25 days holiday plus statutory holidays,
Simply Health cash plan
Pension contribution
Working hours 9-5:30 - opportunity to work from home once training is completed and alongside government guidance If you think that this is the role for you, please click apply!

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone