Junior Buyer

  • Location

    Basingstoke, Hampshire

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  • Salary:

    £20000 - £23000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lisa Pascoe

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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The Junior Buyer will be responsible for the efficient procurement of products on a Global basis, for delivery throughout Europe.


Key Responsibilities of the Junior Buyer;

Processing of orders to meet customer needs.

Monitoring of Products requirements and Bill of Material inventories for order placement to vendors. Â

Support set up of Products and Bill of Materials.

Calculation and management of safety stocks.

Effective control of phase in /out parts to satisfy customer.

Analysis of customer requirements to identify demand variances.

Operating order process with using an electronic data base.

Communicate & report effectively to managers, colleagues & vendors.

Propose solutions to solve daily supply issues.

Lead vendors to achieve on-time customer delivery.

Monitor and improve assigned KPI's.


Personal Specification of the Junior Buyer;

Purchasing experience is essential.

Experience within a high-volume environment would be an advantage.

Good General Level of Education.

Excellent IT skills including MS Office.

Strong communication skills

Excellent relationship building skills.

Ability to work well as part of a team

Self-motivated and able to work independently


This role would be suitable for individuals with experience in Customer Service, Supply Chain, Sales or Purchasing.