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Junior Buyer

Job Title: Junior Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Luton
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q90185
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: NIC.48098.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: September 18, 2012 16:28

Job Description

Our client is seeking a junior buyer / purchasing executive to join their growing team in the hospitality industry with the opportunity to develop and progress within the business, you will support the purchasing team with help on day to day issues as well as working with suppliers on company initiatives across both indirect and direct categories. Supporting the purchasing team will involve analysis and data base building but also help in driving initiatives such as energy saves and waste forward whilst ensuring a cost saving culture. You will also be involved in contractual areas such as stationary, music, uniforms and merchandise and further down the line food and drink categories. Day to Day responsibilities: * Work with the marketing and operator teams to source new items. * Provide detailed monthly information on supplier spend and volumes and cost saving opportunities / initiatives * Carry out some administration duties including the production of spread sheets, collating information from sites * Work on improvements in recycling and come up with company recommendations to improve our performance in this area. This is an exciting opportunity that will allow you to develop your negotiation skills and progress within the group, our client offers a competitive salary, bonus and benefits.