Junior Buyer

Location Lisburn, County Antrim
Job Type Permanent
Salary €22000 - €25000 per annum
Published 4 months ago
Contact Glenda Reddington
Job Ref GR288_1550664246

Job Description

Junior Buyer

Location: Lisburn

Salary: 25,000

Grafton are working alongside a superb manufacturing company who due to growth are seeking to add buyers to the team. This is a superb opportunity for someone who is either an experienced buyer OR a junior buyer with min 1 year experience. The company are also prepared to assist in putting the candidate through a CIPS qualification!


  • Ensuring products are purchased commercially in line with the company's brand and safety standards.
  • Communicating and negotiating with third parties to secure beneficial agreements in the procurement process.
  • Providing guidance and direction to junior members of the Buying team as well as other participants in the buying and product development process.
  • Managing and organising samples for review.
  • Using complex data to analyse forecasts and sales figures.
  • Working with other Buyers in setting and delivering the strategy for the department.
  • Assisting Senior Buyers with their day-to-day duties and functions.
  • Emailing suppliers for quotes and chasing the information required.
  • Interfacing between suppliers and operational teams on buying processes.
  • Making sure that day to day purchases are ordered and delivered on time
  • Raising purchase orders.

Essential Criteria:

  • Educated to A level standard
  • Minimum 1 year buying experience within an MRP environment
  • Experience in report writing

Desirable Criteria:

  • CIPS qualification
  • Experience of Navision

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