Job Title: Assistant Buyer

Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum; DOE

Shift Pattern: Monday – Friday, 08:30 am – 17:30 pm

Location: Oakham, Rutland


Our client, a fast growing manufacturer based in Oakham, is seeking an experienced Assistant Buyer to join their team! The role consists of operating SAP systems, sourcing new suppliers and ordering necessary items for production and company. 

If you are seeking a new challenge as part of a growing company then please apply!

The Benefits:

  • Annual Profit Scheme bonus
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free car parking
  • Pension scheme
  • 20 days holiday + public holidays 

The Assistant Buyer Role:

  • Raising Purchase Orders and registering received goods/items onto SAP
  • Process purchase orders with suppliers 
  • Schedule purchase orders in line with current demand 
  • Sourcing new suppliers if suitable for raw materials and consumables
  • Updating and maintaining purchase records and supplier price lists – including benchmarks
  • Assisting Senior Buyer and Purchasing Manger 
  • Maintaining non-stock items stock level 
  • Purchasing administration duties

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Previous experience within a Purchasing/Buyer role
  • Strong knowledge of SAP systems and Microsoft Office programs
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to operate within a fast paced, time pressured environment when necessary
  • Ability to adhere to Purchasing and Procurement procedures
  • Proactive, motivated and ambitious approach to working
  • Self Motivated and ambitious 

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