Scope of the role
We are looking for a Junior Buyer to support the Central Buying Team in purchasing fresh products ensuring these are to specification, delivered on time and at the lowest cost. General collation, supplier order placing.
You will be responsible for all maintaining the supplier scorecard database and production of associated reports, whilst proactively engaging with Central Buyers to develop a core understanding of the buying practices and principles.
Key Activities & Responsibilities
Ensuring all relevant procedures are followed and appropriate paperwork completed in relation to products
Build and develop effective relationships both internally and externally across all departments
Goods receipting on Sage of products delivered into branches
Action and investigate credit requests from branches
Amend and update any branch orders as required
Create daily allocation documents and forward to relevant suppliers
Create a daily charge sheet document and forward to relevant branches
Support the company procurement strategy and any regional or national improvement initiatives
To deliver accurate, legible information in a timely manner
Able to prioritise according to received instructions and show the ability to alter the prioritisation under changed circumstances
If you are able to produce a high standard of work when under pressure, and have an inquisitive mind-set then this is a superb opportunity for the right candidate