About The Role
As a Junior Raw Materials Buyer, you will be a key element of our Buying team based at our Head Office, working alongside our current Buyers on procurement projects to maximise stock availability across the business.
You will achieve this by using forecasts to buy the correct quantities of stock from our supplies whilst developing and managing the relationships we have with our suppliers.
You will also be liaising with shipping companies to make sure payments are made, and deliveries arrive on time and in full.
Ultimately, working to increase the customers product portfolio.
Key responsibilities of this role will include :
Maintain day to day projects and deal with any issues that may arise
Work with suppliers to analyse, maintain and increase KPI's, striving for perfection
Maintain forecast tool data to accuratley plan orders, work with suppliers to forecast an annual usage plan
Mainatin stock levels to deliver to customers OTIF, keeping overstocks to a minimum
Maintain, chase and expedite purchase orders with suppliers to ensure delivery timescales are met
Work closely with key customers to improve processes and procedures to ensure they are receiving the quality of service wren strive to offer
Actively liaise with other departments to drive development projects
Become an expert in the products you manage; constantly reviewing the categories to improve the product and service, as well as holding quarterly supplier performance reviews
Ensure product information and pricing is maintained and correct
Assist Senior Buyers with annual reviews on product and pricing whilst looking at ways to increase the overall margin of the product
About You Desired Skills & Knowledge :
Flexibility, commitment and punctuality
Knowledge of Microsoft Office & email