JOB TITLE: Junior Trader; Assistant Buyer


Industry : Commercial & Finance Job Location : Atherton
Job Reference : 10858AH Job Category : Purchasing and Procurement
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 08/07/2014
 
Salary & Benefits : £23000 per annum + bonus
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Job Title:Junior Trader; Assistant Buyer Location:Atherton covering the North West Salary:£23k plus bonus The Role Bluefire Consulting are recruiting for a Junior Trader; Assistant Buyer to develop relationships with suppliers, source and buy metals for a rapidly expanding metal trading company based in Atherton.


Job Description

Job Title:Junior Trader; Assistant Buyer
Location:Atherton covering the North West
Salary:£23k plus bonus

The Role
Bluefire Consulting are recruiting for a Junior Trader; Assistant Buyer to develop relationships with suppliers, source and buy metals for a rapidly expanding metal trading company based in Atherton.

The first six months will be spent on site developing a knowledge of the raw materials and the metal industry as a whole and from there the main duties of the Junior Trader; Assistant Buyer role will include:
*developing and implementing a strategy to source new suppliers
*building relationships with the suppliers to ensure a continuous line of product
*negotiating purchase and sale contracts
*managing existing supplier accounts
*monitoring global commodity markets

Working hours:Monday - Friday; 7:30am - 5:30pm
Saturday; 8am - 1pm

The Candidate
The Junior Trader; Assistant Buyer position is very commercially driven and so as a successful applicant you must come from a B2B sales background and be confident developing and maintaining relationships with decision makers. Experience selling into a similar industry such as manufacturing, construction, logistics or warehousing would be seen as highly advantageous.

This is a very hands on role and you will be required to meet clients in a variety of environments around the North West to inspect the product pre-purchase.

Owing to the nature of the role possession of a full UK driving license and your own car is essential.

The Client
Our client is a rapidly expanding metal trading organisation who, owing to expansion and an increase in business, require an additional Trader to continue to supply the organisation with material. The company deals with clients across the world and prides itself on its excellent customer service and ethical trading standards, traits they are looking to retain as they continue to establish relationships.

Bluefire Consulting Ltd is a recruitment agency working on behalf of our client.

Reference: 10858AH


Job Keywords

buyer trader purchasing procurement "building relationships" B2B commercial sales CIPS "business development" "account management" recycling "waste management" clients materials metal Atherton Manchester "North West"



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Purchasing and Procurement recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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