Junior Buyer Jobs

Junior Buyer Overview


Junior buyers are responsible for assuring timely product delivery and product availability for the company and industry they work for. They are generally expected to develop and maintain vendor relations. This includes regularly monitoring vendor pricing, availability, and terms. They also calculate, monitor and analyze current inventory levels and place purchase orders as needed. Junior buyers often work closely with departments such as quality control to resolve vendor return issues and reconcile vendor returns as needed. Junior buyers may be expected to attend conferences and trade shows to develop new vendor relations and stay on top of industry trends and offerings. Those interested in junior buyer positions may also qualify for jobs such as purchasing agents or purchasing supervisor.

Junior Buyer Education Requirements


Generally, junior buyers must have at least a bachelor’s degree though in some industries a candidate may work their way into a junior buyer position with only a high school diploma or GED. Ideal junior buyer candidates hold a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or a field closely related to the product being purchased or the industry they want to work in. While formal education helps build the necessary skills to be successful, most buyer-related education occurs through on-the-job training.

Junior Buyer Job Market


The job outlook for junior buyer jobs and other buyer positions is expected to rise approximately 4 percent from 2012 to 2022, which is slower than the average for all occupations. The availability of jobs will vary based on the health of the industry a buyer works in.

Junior Buyer Salary


The median annual salary for junior buyer jobs is approximately $42,000 per year. The median salary for senior buyer positions is $60,550 per year. Salary ranges will vary based on the location, size and type of company a buyer works for. A buyer's education and work experience will also impact total earnings.
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59 Junior Buyer jobs found on Monster.

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Company Confidential Salt Lake City, UT, 84103
Junior Media Buyer Salt Lake City, Utah Downtown Salt Lake Advertising Agency seeks a motivated Full-time (M-F 40 hours per week) Jr. Media Buyer Job Description: This position will act as support to the agency Media Director and assist with all aspects of media negotiating. Individual will learn fundamentals of media placement and strategic media planning relating to TV, Radio, Out-of-Home and no...
Company Confidential Siloam Springs, AR, 72761
Junior Buyer POSITION SPECIFICATIONS COMPANY OVERVIEW Our client is a recognized manufacturer and innovator in distributing quality canned foods and frozen produce. They operate facilities throughout the United States, serving Retail, Food Service, Chain and Industrial customers. REQUIREMENTS •Minimum of four years vegetable buying or canned food experience. •Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs...
Junior Buyer to take care of vendor expediting, drop-ships, supplier approval paperwork, and conflict mineral surveys and placing purchase orders Jr. Buyer Prime task for the Temp is to assist Buyers on issuing quotations and order placement including, but not limited to: - • Retrieving Yellow Cards/ Drawings from Sharepoint for RFQ’s • Retrieving purchase history for Budgets and negotiation infor...
Junior Buyer Uline – Shipping Supply Specialists Uline is a leading North American distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies. Founded in 1980, the family-owned business has experienced continuous growth over the years. Today, we employ over 2,800 bright, career-minded individuals across the U.S., Mexico and Canada. At Uline, we're energetic and passionate about what we do. Because...
Junior Buyer Uline – Shipping Supply Specialists Uline is a leading North American distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies. Founded in 1980, the family-owned business has experienced continuous growth over the years. Today, we employ over 2,800 bright, career-minded individuals across the U.S., Mexico and Canada. At Uline, we're energetic and passionate about what we do. Because...
Junior Buyer Uline – Shipping Supply Specialists Uline is a leading North American distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies. Founded in 1980, the family-owned business has experienced continuous growth over the years. Today, we employ over 2,800 bright, career-minded individuals across the U.S., Mexico and Canada. At Uline, we're energetic and passionate about what we do. Because...
Junior Buyer - AL (http://www.chiptonross.com/newjobs/148679.htm) RESPONSIBILITIES: Analyzes and compiles statistical data to determine the feasibility of making or buying products and to establish price objectives for contract transactions. Tracks data and information to keep informed on price trends and manufacturing processes. Confers with suppliers and analyzes supplier operations to determine...
Job Description: Amazing opportunity for a Purchasing Agent/Jr. Buyer! Must have manufacturing/electronics background. Will purchase equipment, tools, parts, supplies, or services necessary for the operation of an establishment. Plenty of room for growth. Great working environment & great benefits! We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without r...
Job Description: Amazing opportunity for a Purchasing Agent/Jr. Buyer! Must have manufacturing/electronics background. Will purchase equipment, tools, parts, supplies, or services necessary for the operation of an establishment. Plenty of room for growth. Great working environment & great benefits! We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without r...
Job Description: Amazing opportunity for a Purchasing Agent/Jr. Buyer! Must have manufacturing/electronics background. Will purchase equipment, tools, parts, supplies, or services necessary for the operation of an establishment. Plenty of room for growth. Great working environment & great benefits! We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without r...
Job Description: Amazing opportunity for a Purchasing Agent/Jr. Buyer! Must have manufacturing/electronics background. Will purchase equipment, tools, parts, supplies, or services necessary for the operation of an establishment. Plenty of room for growth. Great working environment & great benefits! We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without r...
Job Description: Amazing opportunity for a Purchasing Agent/Jr. Buyer! Must have manufacturing/electronics background. Will purchase equipment, tools, parts, supplies, or services necessary for the operation of an establishment. Plenty of room for growth. Great working environment & great benefits! We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without r...
Job Description: Amazing opportunity for a Purchasing Agent/Jr. Buyer! Must have manufacturing/electronics background. Will purchase equipment, tools, parts, supplies, or services necessary for the operation of an establishment. Plenty of room for growth. Great working environment & great benefits! We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without r...
We have an immediate need for a Jr. Buyer JOB DESCRIPTION Seeking Jr. Field Buyer to work on client plant site in the Tuscola, IL area. Great opportunity to expand purchasing experience into a long-term career. This position will support materials purchasing relevant to needs of a petrochemical plant. Long-term position. No per diem; no relocation. REQUIREMENTS: - Bachelor's Degree - Max 3 months...
Company Confidential Cleveland, OH, 44106
This position is for a 7+ mo. contract in OH This position requires all of its candidates to be either US Citizens or Green Card Holders. THIS POSITION IS A JUNIOR BUYER. To ensure quality product is on time to support the production operations for CT/NM BU To work with the strategic organizations to assist in achieving BU’s cost reduction initiatives while ensuring that all PO’s have been issued...
. We have a Contract to Hire Junior Buyer job in Rochester, New York courtesy of Adecco! You must have one to three years of of experience in this or a similar role to be considered for this position. In this role you will be part of a team of 3 additional buyers. You will be working with internal stakeholders and suppliers to ensure the optimum in quality, service and price. You will support effo...
Enjoy a rewarding career with a global industry leader! A Junior Buyer located in our Glasgow, Kentucky Die Cast plant is responsible for purchasing commodities and services, subcontracting repair of maintenance parts, expediting commodities and services, establishing and maintaining good subcontractor relationships, and analyzing and reconciling complex problems pertaining to procurement with acc...
- Employers Pro Advantage Inc. has a client currently recruiting for a Junior Buyer to fill a possible temporary to hire position. This position will be paying $15.00 per hour and will be working closely with the Commercial, Parts and Service departments to ensure that parts are being ordered based on demand. The candidate must have the ability when working with vendors to negotiate the best price...
UNITED PIPE & STEEL is a growing master distributor of steel, copper and PVC pipe. We currently serve over 40 states from our 10 warehouses throughout the United States. We are recruiting for a Junior Buyer to work in our corporate office in Ipswich MA. Job Responsibilities · Prepares purchase orders and places orders for the purchase of goods and services. · Communicates with suppliers and evalua...
Thibiant International, a leading contract manufacturer in the personal care industry, is seeking a dynamic Purchasing Assistant/Jr. Buyer. Ideal candidate must have at least 3 yrs purchasing experience in the cosmetic industry, possess strong negotiation skills, strong knowledge of ERP systems, excellent oral and written communication skills, and ability to prioritize with a sense of urgency. Dut...
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Buyer - Construction Materials and Supplies

Salaries

$31,200.00 - $79,800.00
Typical Salary for Buyer - Construction Materials and Supplies
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Education / Training

Some College Coursework Completed
25%
Bachelor's
25%
Associates
15.6%
High School
12.5%
Vocational
9.4%
Master's
9.4%
Certification
3.1%
(32 Respondents)
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