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Junior Buyer - Capex, Industrial Goods and Services

Junior Buyer - Capex, Industrial Goods and Services

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    €30000 - €50000 per annum + bonus & package

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    Geoff Hunt

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    about 1 year ago

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Role: Buyer - CAPEX, Industrial Goods and Services

Location: Monza, Italy

Salary: €competitive + package

Hybrid Working: 50% office, 50% home working

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This is an excellent opportunity to join a large, global, multi-£bn manufacturing company that has a fantastic company culture and offers significant progression opportunities.

This role offers a junior procurement professional the chance to join a dynamic procurement function with an experienced and welcoming senior leadership team. The organisation has recently transformed its procurement function which will provide excellent career-building experience.

Excitingly, where the client has a strong investment strategy to drive plant improvements, productivity and expansions - the main scope of the role centres around the procurement of machinery, spare parts, maintenance and services.

The role:

  • Collaborate with the Group Procurement function on strategies and implementing projects for the Country
  • Conduct tactical buying activities within the defined governance of the operations team (e.g. non-strategic transactions, supporting one-off transactions with preferred suppliers, etc.)
  • Conduct local market research (suppliers and products) and assists with defining their needs
  • Communicate ideas for improvement to internal customers and global category managers
  • Follow up on the gains achieved via the internal reporting tool (Provalido)
  • Address cluster/site queries and conducts supplier follow-ups relating to the Procure to Pay process
  • Operate according to procurement policies, contracts, procedures, processes, guidelines and regulations
  • Support Category Management Teams as needed (e.g., strategy input, supplier feedback, etc.)
  • Act as a business partner and primary point of contact for site/cluster level
  • Build a strong relationship with the business and attend business meetings at a site/cluster level
  • Contribute to the design and implementation of a master data management framework and governance
  • Ensure appropriate classification of data and associated controls to mitigate risk
  • Manage master data system in accordance with the guideline for this category


  • c2+ years of relevant Procurement experience in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience working within a production, manufacturing or engineering environment
  • Strong negotiating, influencing and communication skills
  • Ideally educated to Degree level