Junior Buyer

  • Contract
  • Remote
  • Northern England
  • 41959485

PE Global is currently recruiting a Junior Buyer for an 18-month contract role with a leading manufacturing client based in Peterlee.


  • Serve as the primary contact between the client and the supply base for global/regional initiatives.
  • Fill the functional seat for commercial discussions/negotiations with suppliers, being the recognized expert for his or her assigned portion of the global category.
  • Support development and execution of global category strategies, and  drives performance excellence in Quality, Cost, Logistics, Development, and Management (QCLDM) through direct leverage with the supply base partnering with Supplier Development Professional (SDP) personnel and Product/Facility Procurement organizations.
  • Responsible and accountable for the development, and/or communication and implementation of a regional and worldwide sourcing strategy. 


  • An undergraduate degree from a college or university – or equivalent experience.
  • A good understanding of purchasing knowledge.
  • Indirect purchasing experience.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills are required in dealing with sensitive issues, developing others, and reaching consensus on specific actions
  • Functional leadership. Capable of leading teams, suppliers and customers to effective solutions.
  • Analytical, problem solving, and project leadership skill.
  • Effective communicator, in written and oral form. Fluent in the English language and preferred other languages.
  • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing principles.

Interested candidates should submit an updated CV

Please click the link below to apply, call Alba on +44 203 966 9800 or alternatively send an up to date CV

***Please note our client cannot assist with any visa sponsorship and candidates must have the correct visa to live and work in UK***

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