Skip to content

Junior Buyer

Job Summary

  • Location Fareham, Hampshire
  • Salary £9.50 - £14.00 per hour + holiday, pension, free parking, canteen
  • Contract Type Temporary/Contract
  • Sector Technical & Engineering
  • Date Posted 18 August 2021
  • Ref 4918_1629303310

You can view all our current jobs here.

Job Description

Are you a JUNIOR BUYER or Perhaps work within procurement and looking for your next role as a BUYER? Are you familiar with procurement and looking to work for a great company? If so, then please read below….

Due to an expansion and an upcoming busy period, our client is looking to add a buyer to their team to help purchase and coordinate suppliers to maximise cost reduction opportunities.

Working within the purchasing department you will be joining a friendly, positive team utilising your skillset in buying. Whilst the main responsibility of this position will consist of supplier purchasing you will also help coordinate the department purchases each day, maintain accurate records, ensure paperwork is in place to support purchases, identify areas for cost-saving opportunities, communicate with suppliers to release tenders and RFQ's.

About you

Communication is key for a Buyer, as this helps achieve the best results. If you are familiar with engineering terms, then great; this will help you understand what items and services you are buying and have an understanding of how much the purchase should cost.

Great commercial acumen will help with your negotiation skills and invoice/quotation queries alongside helping build relationships with suppliers.

Any experience of raising purchase orders, speaking to suppliers, creating RFQ'S, expediting, and actively contributing to cost reduction will greatly benefit your application and help you settle well within the team.

You will have the responsibility of the day-to-day relationships with various suppliers to purchase goods.


  • Procurement
  • Cost improvement/savings ideas
  • Escalating and Expediting
  • Managing supplier performance
  • Negotiation skills
  • Working towards on-time projects
  • Supporting purchasing departments

If you are looking for your next position as a Buyer and looking to work for a fantastic busy company, please hit APPLY NOW.

FPR Group is acting as an employment agency.

Job Location

Note: this is the location of the town or city the job is in and not the exact location of the employer.

Your Key Contact

Kirsty McNulty

Kirsty McNulty

Since joining FPR Group I discovered my passion for placing people into work. Originally starting out within the Industrial & Manufacturing team I have now moved into the Technical and Engineering

Search for a Job

Search Jobs