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8 months ago
AJW Group
Location: West Sussex
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Sales & Purchasing
Category: Buyer Jobs

Junior Buyer

Job Locations

UK-West Sussex-Slinfold



Position Type

Permanent FT


* To support the Head of Procurement in accordance with current operational business requirements
* Provide a superior buying service, ensuring as a minimum the right goods and services are bought for the right price at the right time in a timely manner
* Conduct robust supplier expediting activity minimising risk to business delivery
* Develop a basic understanding of AJW’s supplier base and become familiar with key suppliers used to support the function
* Act as a support to the procurement team in the provision of departmental administrative duties


* Manage the translation of a variety of demand signals, into salient supply chain requirements; ensuring that all replenishment activity meets the agreed KPIs at the optimum stocking levels
* Diligently and proactively place purchase orders for demand, based on the optimum outcome and inline with company processes
* Proficiently expedite outstanding purchase orders ensuring that delivery dates are maintained and any risks to delivery are managed proactively
* Own / monitor and proactively manage vendor consignment stocking arrangements, including monthly reconciliations and agreements on invoice values
* Accurately and promptly update a suite of reports as directed by the Head of Procurement
* Assist with pricing of new commercial opportunities, maintaining suppliers pricing records and other contractual information
* Maintain positive relationships with all customers, vendors and stakeholders
* Pro-actively identify efficient ways of working and liaise with the Head of Procurement to implement them
* Resolve any supply chain queries or issues, such as but not limited to; invoice queries / booking in issues and NCR’s
* Attend any internal or external meetings with suppliers and stakeholders as directed
* Diligently keep any meeting notes and actions updated and filed in a logical manner
* Any other tasks requested and deemed necessary by the Head of Procurement

Person Specification

* Previous experience of raising purchase orders (Quantum and Amos preferable)
* Previous experience of managing stocking models, and coping with a variety of demand signals
* Highly developed attention to detail
* Positive attitude with a strong customer focus
* Self-disciplined and motivated, experience of working in a fast paced environment
* Remains calm and self-controlled under pressure
* Demonstrates flexibility in moving between tasks, is dedicated to the task and sees it through to completion
* Is reliable, follows direction from managers and respect policies and procedures
* Ability to identify potential areas of difficulty, the causes and proactively provide solutions
* Excellent organizational skills with proven ability to manage time effectively
* Capable of effective communication with team members, suppliers and stakeholders
* Demonstrable evidence of working well in a team environment and positively impacting dynamics


* Educated to degree level or equivalent HND, preferably in a business discipline; or CIPS qualified at level 3 / studying towards


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