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Assistant Buyer

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Assistant Buyer (Engineering)

This is a great opportunity for an Assistant Buyer in Swindon commutable from Reading, High Wycombe, Basingstoke, Andover, Bath, Bristol, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Cirencester, Salisbury, Oxford, Banbury.
Paying £20,000 - £25,000 great benefits working for a highly successful and very established international business that distribute special purpose engineering components

The Company

The successful Assistant Buyer will be working for an employer who:
has an impressive product range of special purpose engineering components
excel in the areas of product knowledge, intelligence, technology and logistics
has an excellent reputation and provide fantastic customer service

The Role

This proactive Assistant Buyer role will include assisting with strategic buying, processing and progressing orders, negotiating deals including trading terms, building relationships with suppliers, maintaining stock levels, having an overview on company logistics, ensuring most efficient carriage methods are being deployed, ensuring goods arrive on time, working closely with the warehouse, raising quality issues, liasing with accounts team, and managing the supplier section of the computer system.

The Candidate

As the successful Assistant Buyer you must have some exposure to engineering either through experience or a recent relevant qualification such as a degree in engineering or manufacturing; so you could be a recent engineering graduate or perhaps have purchasing administration experience within engineering; you will also need to be self motivated with strong analytical skills and attention to detail. You will have the ability to work to tight deadlines and the desire to meet demanding customer expectations. Excellent IT skills are also essential. Any Mandarin speaking ability would be advantageous

About Precision Recruitment

This Assistant Buyer role is posted by Precision Recruitment, specialists in Engineering, Technical, Construction and Sales Recruitment. Operating in our fourteenth year, we have placed hundreds of engineers in fantastic new roles. Precision cover the whole spectrum of engineering roles from Welders, Fabricators, CNC Machinists, Design Engineers, Quality Managers and Production Managers.
We have many engineering roles around the East Midlands including Leicester, Coventry, Derby, Nottingham, Coalville and Northampton so get in touch today.
Interested? To apply for the Assistant Buyer position, here are your three options:
1. “This is the job for me! When can I start?” – Call now and lets talk through your experience. Ask for Sarah Bickerdike on 0116 254 5411 between 8.30am – 5pm
2. “I think I’m right for this position, but I’m not sure I have enough to be get an interview” – Click “apply now” so I can read your CV and let you know
3. “I’m interested but need to know more about what this job can offer me” – email with your CV and questions and I will reply with more detail.
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