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Four Recruitment
 
 

Four Business Support

Trainee Buyer

Employment Type: PermanentLocation: StockportSalary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + On-site car parking - bonus pay & tr

Role: Trainee Buyer

Based: Stockport

Job Type: Full-time, permanent

Salary: Up-to £20,000 (dependant on experience)

Hours: 37.75 hours per week: 8:45am-5pm(Mon-Thurs) & 8:45am-4:30pm (Friday)

We are currently recruiting for a Trainee/Junior Buyer to join one of our clients based in Stockport. This role will require the relevant individual to be responsible for procurement of steel needed to support customers' needs; whilst maintaining a high standard of professional knowledge, ethics and practices when dealing with suppliers, peers, supervisors, and other key stakeholders of the company.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual to kickstart their career in buying and/or procurement in a 200-year established business that has turned over £132 million in the last 24 months. Full training for this role is provided too!

Key responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Ensure steel is purchased that meets the specifications and requirements of the company and the customer
  • Provide accurate costing for purchased items
  • Identify areas of opportunity (cost savings/inventory reduction)
  • Produce forecasts and monitor stock levels for an allocated product range
  • Place orders, progress and chase deliveries with suppliers, port agents and hauliers
  • Ensure all required data is input accurately and promptly onto the stock database
  • Maintain an excellent rapport with supplier base, whilst ensuring quality goods and services are received
  • Monitor supplier quality and service and resolve associated issues
  • Source specialist suppliers and negotiate prices within defined company guidelines as required
  • Work closely with inter-company departments, i.e., sales, finance, and the warehouse, to achieve targets in QA and customer service
  • Assist with implementing new procedures and processes to improve product supply and management of all purchasing tasks
  • Provide goods inwards support and support to others on the Purchasing team
  • Carry out general purchasing administration duties and participate in stock-takes
  • Liaise with Purchasing Manager to resolve any complex queries/discrepancies, to achieve an effective, timely resolution.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Confident decision maker with sound judgment
  • Solid written/verbal communication skills, demonstrating ability to communicate in a professional manner and build strong working relationships
  • Ability to work under pressure, multi-task and alter focus when necessary
  • Demonstrate good analytical skills, with attention to detail and problem-solving abilities
  • Evidence of good organisational skills to ensure deadlines are met
  • Collaborative in nature, yet self-motivated
  • Computer literate, with Microsoft Office skills
  • Numerate and good general level of education with pass rate of 5 GSCE's, to include Maths & English, and 2 A levels. (Desired)

Benefits:

  • 25 days holiday PLUS bank holidays
  • Pension scheme - 5% matched
  • Annual salary review
  • Free on-site parking & newly refurbished office
  • Company bonus (dependant on business performance)
  • Westfield cash healthcare scheme
  • Life assurance (4x annual salary)
  • Development and training


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Information

Application Email: hamza.03279.12257@4recruiting.aplitrak.com

Consultant: Hamza Bhimani

Division: Four Business Support

Employment type: Permanent

Location: Stockport

Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + On-site car parking - bonus pay & tr

Salary From: 16000

Salary To: 20000

Start date: ASAP

Vacancy ID: HB24_1652196691

Role: Trainee Buyer

Based: Stockport

Job Type: Full-time, permanent

Salary: Up-to £20,000 (dependant on experience)

Hours: 37.75 hours per week: 8:45am-5pm(Mon-Thurs) & 8:45am-4:30pm (Friday)

We are currently recruiting for a Trainee/Junior Buyer to join one of our clients based in Stockport. This role will require the relevant individual to be responsible for procurement of steel needed to support customers' needs; whilst maintaining a high standard of professional knowledge, ethics and practices when dealing with suppliers, peers, supervisors, and other key stakeholders of the company.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual to kickstart their career in buying and/or procurement in a 200-year established business that has turned over £132 million in the last 24 months. Full training for this role is provided too!

Key responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Ensure steel is purchased that meets the specifications and requirements of the company and the customer
  • Provide accurate costing for purchased items
  • Identify areas of opportunity (cost savings/inventory reduction)
  • Produce forecasts and monitor stock levels for an allocated product range
  • Place orders, progress and chase deliveries with suppliers, port agents and hauliers
  • Ensure all required data is input accurately and promptly onto the stock database
  • Maintain an excellent rapport with supplier base, whilst ensuring quality goods and services are received
  • Monitor supplier quality and service and resolve associated issues
  • Source specialist suppliers and negotiate prices within defined company guidelines as required
  • Work closely with inter-company departments, i.e., sales, finance, and the warehouse, to achieve targets in QA and customer service
  • Assist with implementing new procedures and processes to improve product supply and management of all purchasing tasks
  • Provide goods inwards support and support to others on the Purchasing team
  • Carry out general purchasing administration duties and participate in stock-takes
  • Liaise with Purchasing Manager to resolve any complex queries/discrepancies, to achieve an effective, timely resolution.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Confident decision maker with sound judgment
  • Solid written/verbal communication skills, demonstrating ability to communicate in a professional manner and build strong working relationships
  • Ability to work under pressure, multi-task and alter focus when necessary
  • Demonstrate good analytical skills, with attention to detail and problem-solving abilities
  • Evidence of good organisational skills to ensure deadlines are met
  • Collaborative in nature, yet self-motivated
  • Computer literate, with Microsoft Office skills
  • Numerate and good general level of education with pass rate of 5 GSCE's, to include Maths & English, and 2 A levels. (Desired)

Benefits:

  • 25 days holiday PLUS bank holidays
  • Pension scheme - 5% matched
  • Annual salary review
  • Free on-site parking & newly refurbished office
  • Company bonus (dependant on business performance)
  • Westfield cash healthcare scheme
  • Life assurance (4x annual salary)
  • Development and training

 

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