Purchasing Graduate (Manufacturing)

Purchasing Graduate (Manufacturing)

Job Title: Purchasing Graduate (Manufacturing)
Contract Type: Immediate Start Graduate Role
Location: Bolton, Greater Manchester
Salary: Up to £23000 per annum
Start Date: asap
Reference: BBBH3381_1656603685
Contact Name: Mark Newland
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 30, 2022 16:41

Job Description

Purchasing Graduate (Manufacturing)
Job Location: Bolton (commutable from Wigan, Manchester, Blackburn, Preston)
Job Salary: up to £23K DOE
Job Sectors: Purchasing / Manufacturing / Engineering / Graduate Engineering / ERP / Systems

We have an exciting job opportunity for a graduate to join a leading manufacturer and distributor of machines components to the Petrochemical, Aerospace and Automotive industries.

The successful candidate to the position of Purchasing Graduate will use their academic experience as well existing knowledge to further train in procurement processes and procedures and to assist in purchasing goods, materials and services to meet company operational needs taking into account price, quality and delivery.

Purchasing Graduate Job Duties:

  • Identifying requirements for goods, materials and services
  • Expediting purchase orders against agreed delivery dates
  • Identifying reliable suppliers
  • Evaluation of suppliers
  • Price negotiations
  • Comparison of delivery terms
  • Establishing order quantities
  • Processing of purchase invoices
  • Administration and maintenance of MRP system
  • Monitoring of raw material inventory against agreed targets
  • Identifying efficiency savings in Purchasing process
  • Support supply chain sustainability improvement
  • Minimise supply chain risk

Purchasing Graduate Skills and Qualifications:

  • A degree in a relevant subject
  • Mathematics Skills
  • Knowledge of ERP / MRP systems
  • Computer Literacy
  • Knowledge of Supply Chain and Distribution Management