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Buyer (Graduate)

Greater Belfast
Up To £22000 Per Annum + Benefits
2 months ago


VANRATH are excited to be working alongside our client a leading manufacturing company based in Greater Belfast to recruit for a Graduate Buyer position. Reporting directly to the Purchasing Manager you will take a lead role in being a pro-active and valued member of the team.


  • Procurement of direct and indirect materials in line with inventory targets.
  • Raising purchase requisitions and purchase orders for suppliers.
  • Expediting orders with suppliers to ensure on time deliveries.
  • Validating and implementing MRP outputs.
  • Monitoring supplier performance.
  • Maintenance of supplier schedules in line with MRP and manufacturing requirements.
  • Identifying approved vendors and ensuring cost effectiveness of all purchases.
  • Liaising with suppliers and internal department managers.

The Ideal Person

The ideal candidate will have have a third level degree in a relevant business related subject, have a high level of computer literacy, to include MS PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Outlook.


  • Minimum of 1 years’ relevant commercial experience e.g. Industrial Placement
  • Experience of buying / procurement
  • Experience in a manufacturing or FMCG environment


  • 19-22K
  • Free Parking
  • Excellent benefits
  • Progression opportunities

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Business Support job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Danielle Toman in the strictest confidence on 02890 330 250

Job Reference: DT12032019_1552457838

Salary: Up to £22000 per annum + Benefits

Salary per: Annum

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