• Permanent
  • Lurgan
  • Salary: £24k - £27k

Website staffingni Bluestones Staffing

Bluestones staffing is working with a leading manufacturing company to recruit a Junior Buyer, if you are a recent graduate and looking for a permanent position this could be the job for you.

To assist in the purchasing of all produce and raw materials ensuring that they are delivered on time to meet production requirements and schedules with optimum price and quality
To manage a physical stock take of produce on a monthly basis in readiness for the monthly management accounts as well as a daily visual check on raw materials
To check invoices against deliveries on company’s AX System and that prices and quantity delivered balances with the inventory system
To assist in the preparation of intake sheets and recommend In-Take Department on where the stocks should be stored on site

To assist in sourcing new and existing produce and other raw materials which includes costing and pricing per requirement of NPD as well as negotiating favourable price  in line with Company’s budget plans
To deal with any supplier related problems, i.e., price, timely delivery, quality, quantity of products ordered
To work closely with NPD, Technical, and Production Managers to ensure that production trials for new products are completed in time per critical path
To adhere to Company general policies, i.e., Food Safety, Health Safety, Absence, etc.
Preparation of Custom clearance reports to standard required.
To represent Purchasing Department at various meetings on site including ‘LEAN.
To produce reports for Senior purchasing Manager.
To do any other reasonable duties as required

Key attributes 


·        Organises and schedules work to deliver to time and standard.  Logical approach to problem solving.

Attention to Detail

An eye for detail and ability to identify anomalies on accounts that may result in queries and delay payments.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact with both internal and external stakeholders.

Self-motivated, ability to work independently with a practical, “can-do” approach.
Problem solving and analysis

Ability to analyse data/information rigorously.

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