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Junior Buyer

CPA Recruitment
Northampton, Northamptonshire
£25k-£30k per annum
Closing date
13 Aug 2021

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Planning, Purchasing, Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

A newly created role for a Junior Buyer has become available at a fantastic brand which is known UK wide and is in homes up and down the country.  

Job Role
Our client is looking for someone who has energy, enthusiasm and drive to make a positive difference to their company undertaking exciting changes in the industry. This role will support the efficient and effective functioning of a busy Purchasing team with the opportunity to have responsibility for their own spend areas. A background in FMCG is highly desirable and a willingness to learn and drive the role forward are key to this position.

•    Responsibility for the effective Purchasing of low end spend areas 
•    Raise and Control Purchase orders for indirect areas in a timely manner
•    Work with other stakeholder departments especially Technical and Marketing
•    Coordinate packaging and raw material trials with stakeholder
•    KPI champion for department – including reports for Purchasing Department
•    Manage the Non-Conformance process
•    Generate and Maintain department and category specific reports 
•    Data capture for Category Management
•    Report and create statistical analysis for Purchasing department
•    Support the team on projects and tender processes
•    Maintain data on the MRP system
•    Provide excellent customer service to suppliers & stakeholders, resolving enquiries in a helpful & efficient manner

Personal Profile                                
•    Ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the business            
•    Good analytical, logical & numerical ability                    
•    Must use their own initiative and able to prioritise own workload                
•    Customer service experience                            
•    Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office                     
•    Purchasing Experience                                
•    Experience of using MRP systems                

Ref Code: FMW39839

To apply or for more information, please e-mail in strict confidence, with an updated CV, including salary details, quoting the above reference and for the attention of Jon Hemming-Nash to

Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion.


International specialists in the provision of practical recruitment and resourcing solutions, across every sector of the food and drink industry, CPA Recruitment is a name synonymous with quality and service, as well as being a business that’s justifiably proud of its well earned reputation.

Offering a global capability, we’re able to draw on an unrivalled wealth of in-house expertise and are clearly acknowledged as one of the market leaders in our field.

Highly respected in the food & drink industry, we are dedicated to building partnerships in business, with both clients and candidates that bring, mutual benefits to all parties, on a long term basis.

With twenty year’s experience, we have grown a talented team of consultants, whose knowledge and experience and expertise of the food and drink recruitment market guarantees that success will be at your disposal to achieve your recruitment objective.

We are renowned for providing bespoke solutions, with in-built flexibility and have a long and successful history of handling both UK and overseas assignments, at all levels, on behalf of a loyal and growing client base – ranging from global blue-chip organisations to independent enterprises.

Find Us
020 8203 1000
Eclipse House
20 Sandown Road
WD24 7AE
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