I am currently recruiting for a Graduate Buyer on behalf of an established and successful organisation in South Leicestershire. Easily commutable from Leicester, Coventry and Northampton, this manufacturing business are offering the Graduate Buyer the chance to learn and develop from an experienced Purchasing team.
This large team with International operations and exposure will provide a fantastic environment to grow as a Buyer; you will receive internal and external training in addition to being provided with the chance to attend international supplier visits.
You will be part of the busy Purchasing team who are responsible for sourcing components world-wide and your role will include negotiation of prices and ensuring continuity of supply, all with the aim of maintaining quality and profitability of products.
The successful candidate will:
- Be a graduate with a 2:1 or above, ideally in a relevant business/engineering degree
- Have excellent communication skills and the ability to liaise with the wider business in addition to external suppliers
- Possess strong numerical, verbal and written skills in addition to good working knowledge of Microsoft Office; you'll be required to provide concise and accurate reports
- Have strong commercial acumen, the ability to use your initiative and have passion to learn and develop both personally and professionally. An interest in manufacturing and/or engineering would prove advantageous for this role
Whilst we will consider those with limited experience, any experience in a Buying role would be beneficial and will be reflected in the salary provided.
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