Job vacancy - Assistant Buyer

Position: Assistant Buyer
Reference: HLacs201
Location: Dartford
Salary: £27,000 - £30,000 per annum

Due to continued growth, our client is looking to employ a personable and motivated Assistant Buyer. The purpose of this role is to support in the sourcing of products and commodities; In addition to:

  • Ensuring that purchase orders and requisitions are placed on a timely basis.
  • Using the company Order Replenishment System (MRP)
  • Support the team by maintaining and monitoring KPI's to optimise supply chain performance
  • Identifying opportunities for cost saving initiatives and liaising with relevant stakeholders
  • Contacting suppliers and hauliers to establish estimated arrival times to ensure on time delivery
  • Liaising with Production and Production planning on material availability and deliveries

To be successful in the role of Assistant Buyer, we would like to speak to anyone who has experience in the following:

  • working within a procurement-based role, preferably within manufacturing
  • Has a commercial awareness with good business acumen
  • Cost conscious; has an appetite for driving improvements and adding value
  • Excellent attention to detail; highly numerate
  • Experience of operating an Order Replenishment System

ACS are recruiting for an Assistant Buyer. If you feel that you have the skills and experience required in this advertisement to be an Assistant Buyer, please submit your CV including an outline of your experience as an Assistant Buyer. It is always a good idea to include a covering letter outlining your experience as an Assistant Buyer with your application as this will enhance your chances of selection and improve your prospects of landing the Assistant Buyer role you desire.