Assistant Buyer

Location Royston
Discipline: Office Recruitment
Job type: Temporary
Salary: ££13.50 - £13.84 per hour
Contact name: Jacquelyn Mahoney

Contact email: jmahoney@theonegroup.co.uk
Job ref: BBBH39112_1620473237
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP


Working in Royston, within this newly created Assistant Buyer position, you will see yourself joining a pre-existing team of 7 buyers for a 12-month period. You'll be instrumental in ensuring the team are able to manage their workloads and the department continues to function smoothly and the increased workload is managed.


Our client values their staff, this position is a great example of the management team ensuring that individuals and departments have the right support and headcount in place enabling individuals to enjoy, deliver and ideally excel in their positions!


On a day-to-day level you will be involved with;

  • Placing purchase orders for both materials and services
  • Working with sub-contractors to ensure deliveries of materials are organised and tracked in the system
  • Expedition of purchase orders
  • Keeping on-top of unexpected delays in the procurement chain
  • Supporting Vendor Management meetings


The ideal candidate for this position will have previously worked in a manufacturing / engineering environment, have used ERP systems such as SAP, have a strong understanding of MS Excel and ideally be CIPS qualified (desirable, not essential).
You'll be a natural problem solver, enjoy working in a collaborative environment, have excellent written and verbal communication skills along with effective time management and organisational skills.
For a more comprehensive job description please apply and contact Jacquelyn at The ONE Group.