Assistant Buyer

Kelly Services
20000.00 GBP Annual
20 Oct 2017
30 Oct 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
Job Title: Assistant Buyer
Salary: GBP20,000 - 25,000 per annum
Location: Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire
Duration: Maternity cover until December 2018

Your new Company
Kelly Services is working with an international organisation, based in Ross-on-Wye, which produces exceptional products which are used by multiple industries and other businesses.

Not only do they produce great products, but they also have great people working there, with a supportive, friendly manager. They are looking for an Assistant Buyer to join their established site to cover maternity until late next year.

Your new Job
The role itself is supporting the Procurement team of 4, where you would be supporting indirect purchasing activities, which will include anything non-product related. This could vary from physical products to services. You will be that foundation within the team, ensuring that orders are expedited efficiently. There will be some negotiation of products involved, however the role is primarily administrative.

The position will involve dealing with internal stakeholders, placing and expediting orders, processing purchase orders and negotiating with suppliers.

The role could be considered on a temporary to contract, or straight contract option dependent on notice periods and preference of candidate.

It is commutable from Gloucester, Tewkesbury, Hereford, Newent, Monmouth and the Forest of Dean.

Skills you need to succeed
You will be someone who likes to learn and pick up tasks quickly. Some experience within Supply Chain is integral, with experience in purchasing is desirable.

You will be able to use Microsoft packages such as Excel. You will also be using their ordering system, therefore you will need to be highly organised, balancing customer expectations, communicating concisely and in a professional and friendly manner with both internal and external stakeholders.
You may have worked as a Buyer before, or Supply Chain Co-ordinator, Supply Chain Administrator, Procurement professional, Purchasing Executive or Purchasing Administrator.

What this opportunity will do for you
This could be a great opportunity for the right person to develop and could hold longevity depending on the status of the team in December 2018.

Due to the location there is free parking on site, as well as attractive benefits such as 24 days holiday, childcare vouchers, pension and others.
If this sounds of interest don't delay, please apply immediately to avoid disappointment.

Kelly Services are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. Kelly Services are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this job.