Assistant buyer

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
£20000 - £24000 per annum
07 Oct 2016
22 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Reporting to the materials manager, as assistant buyer you will help facilitate internal processes, develop the existing supply base and ensure lead times and deliveries are adhered to at the Leeds manufacturing and production facility. Client Details The client are world-class specialists in production and sourcing, there capabilities that can revolutionise our customer's supply chain. Based from their Leeds head office, the business have gone gone strength to strength and are now looking at bringing in someone to assist with management of materials and suppliers. Description The successful assistant buyer will; To manage delivery of stock in line with production requirements Provide pricing and availability information to estimating Process material requirements from Customer Account executives and convert to purchase orders with merchants Use and maintenance of the Imprint stock and purchase order system To control and re-order agreed stock lines within pre-determined framework Measuring performance through an effective process to check the quantity, quality and integrity of the work being processed. To manage any supplier quality complaints Profile Profile of the assistant buyer; Must have a structured, methodical approach Must be numerate, and able analyse data, and have a keen eye for detail. Excellent PC skills Excellent communicator, team player, with good interpersonal skills. Be able to react to a fast moving environment. Have the ability to create a key interface with internal customers and external suppliers Possess a good understanding of the individual production processes within the factory. Job Offer Salary - 20000 to 24000 plus pension and benefits. This job was originally posted as