Graduate Buyer

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary See description

Updated 2 weeks ago

Reference 1357764

 Job Description

Graduate Buyer  Crumlin, Co Antrim  £Excellent DOE

Graduate Buyer 
Crumlin, Co Antrim 
£Excellent DOE 

Our client researches and develops innovative, high quality solutions designed to make diagnostic testing more accurate. Due to expansion, they are now looking for a Graduate Buyer to join their team. 

If you’re an enthusiastic and motivated graduate looking to develop a rewarding career in procurement, this is a fantastic opportunity to take your next step with an innovative international company. 

Passionate about improving global health, our client offers full training, career security and genuine progression prospects, for the right candidate. 

As a Graduate Buyer, you will be tasked with completing training to enable you to undertake purchasing activities from suppliers, aiming to increase the value for money, quality of service and sustainability that our client receives. 

Supporting the strategic goals of the Supply Chain Department, you’ll negotiate with suppliers and order a range of materials, including scientific products and components for the R&D and manufacturing divisions. 

Liaising regularly with suppliers, you’ll ensure that goods are delivered on time, to specification and to the required quality standards. Additionally, you will maintain the inventory to enable continuous production, whilst ensuring that Lean management principles are adhered to. 

Your other duties will include: 

– Preparing and issuing quotation requests 
– Monitoring costs and exploring cost reduction opportunities 
– Building and managing relationships with suppliers 

Interested? To be considered for this role, you must have: 

– At a minimum, a degree at grade 2:1 or above in a scientific, engineering or business discipline 
– Proficiency in MS Office, particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint 

As a Graduate Buyer, you must be driven, ambitious and self-motivated with strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work accurately to tight deadlines. Strong interpersonal abilities and team working skills are also key, as is a close attention to detail. 

To apply for the role of Graduate Buyer, please apply via the button shown. 

This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit Ireland Ltd. The services advertised by Webrecruit Ireland Ltd are those of an Employment Agency. 

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