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Artis Recruitment Ltd

Queen Charlotte House

53 Queen Charlotte St

Bristol, BS1 4HQ

Junior Materials Buyer

Artis Procurement has an excellent opportunity for a Junior Materials Buyer to join a manufacturing business based in Bristol. Reporting to the Purchasing Manager and working with the wider team, with a specific focus on building strong relationships with their supplier base to ensure better quality and cost are delivered.

Junior Materials Buyer responsibilities…

  • Build and maintain positive, long-term relationships with suppliers.
  • Research new suppliers and make recommendations to the Purchasing Manager.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand their purchasing needs and requirements.
  • Obtain quotes for materials in line with Customer RFQ/RFI.
  • Evaluate quotes and negotiate prices and delivery, focusing on achieving the best price and quality.
  • Progressing of orders to ensure specified dates are met and the correct items and quantities are received.
  • Updating and maintaining internal databases and ERP system with records of orders, deliveries, invoices, contracts & supplier approvals.
  • Communicating supply chain delays and risks with key stakeholders.
  • Monitor Inventory – including stock take planning and participation.

Junior Materials Buyer experience…

  • Ideally, you will have previous experience as a Buyer or in a similar procurement role. Or come from a material planning or supply chain background, looking to move into buying.
  • Ability to analyse data and make informed purchasing decisions.
  • Strong attention to detail and organisational skills.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office and Excel skills.
  • Task, achievement-focused.
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment is essential.

For full information regarding this role, please contact me directly, initially with a CV ahead of a conversation.

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    Paul Bryan

    Artis Procurement, Purchasing and Supply Chain & Artis Customer Contact are the established experts in resourcing for mid-senior level Procurement and Customer Contact leadership roles.

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