Assistant Buyer | Home & Office working

  • Location
    Folkestone, Kent
  • Category
    Purchasing - Assistant Buyer
  • Contract Type
    Temporary contract
  • Salary
    £13.00/Hourly
  • OrganizationType
    Home/Office

JOB TITLE: Assistant Buyer


LOCATION: Folkestone, Kent (50% home based)


SALARY: £13ph | £26,000pa


TERM: 9 month contract


HOURS: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm


We have a career changing opportunity to join a well recognised Global company as an Assistant Buyer. This role offers full support and training, you will learn all aspects of procurement and kick start your career in this thriving sector. This is initially a 9 month contract, however this Global Company often have permanent positions available.


All this and you will also have the option to be 50% home based, read on to learn more.


The day to day duties in your new job would be:



  • Support the Procurement Manager

  • Creation of graphs and use of Excel formulas to analyse data

  • Assist in data input to maintain and manage trackers to create accurate reports and KPI data

  • Support Buyers on cost saving projects

  • Attending Procurement meetings, providing updates on price, lead time and associated costs for launch

  • Support on packaging and raw material Rejects & Complaints issues

  • Assist in the Supplier Performance Monitoring process

  • Assist department in scheduling supplier performance reviews and setting meeting agendas

  • Anticipate and communicate any potential risks to deliveries and assist in resolution

  • Maintenance of supplier pricing and conditions

  • Invoice query resolution


We'd love to speak to candidates who have:



  • An Analytical eye with great attention to detail

  • Excellent IT skills, especially Excel

  • Ideally some experience within Purchasing/Procurement, Supply Chain or Stock Management/Demand Planning


Next steps…


Apply today and, if you are suitable, Lindsay will be in touch in the next 2 working days!

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