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Assistant Buyer

Salary £25000.00 - £31000.00 per annum
Location Doncaster
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00044900
Published about 1 year ago

Job Description

If you're an Assistant Buyer looking to move to a large company to extend your knowledge and look for progression then this is the job for you

The successful candidate will be joining a team based in Doncaster that are responsible for the purchasing of services, consumables and packaging across the entire business consisting of 17 UK and 4 International warehouses.

The Assistant Buyer will be responsible for buying a range of services such as temporary labour, catering and waste management. You will also have the personality to want to develop within the company and grab hold of this fantastic opportunity.

The Role

The Assistant Buyer will:

  • Manage new and existing suppliers and create a network to ensure the best suppliers are sourced for the company
  • Prepare tender documentation for review and utilise various tools
  • Prepare formal contracts, with support from the Purchasing Manager, SLA's and KPI's for suppliers
  • Meet with all relevant internal and external stakeholders to ensure proactive approach and make sure any issues are being identified

The Person

The Assistant Buyer will:

  • Ideally be working towards MCIPS - for the right candidate CIPS funding may be available
  • Experience in a similar role would be advantageous
  • Legal knowledge would be ideal for this role due to the tenders you'll be working on
  • Excellent communications skills are a must for the role due to the nature of the role
  • Be imaginative and Creative and keen to put forward new and fresh ideas
  • Flexible with both UK and International travel to visit suppliers where needed

If this role is what you're looking for then don't hesitate in giving Gareth Chapman a call on 7766 58826 or email him at

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