Junior buyers are responsible for administrative and financial related tasks for their organization. They manage different aspects of supplier products, inspecting quality and arranging shipping costs. They also coordinate company purchases with other departments and authorize use of resources. Junior buyers must maintain accurate records of current and prospect suppliers and their performance, and so they need to possess strong data entry skills.
Junior Buyer Tasks
Ensure that orders are delivered on time and at cost.
Resolve billing and shipping problems and provide information to suppliers.
Identify suppliers, select merchandise and negotiate bills of sale for a business.
Inspect deliveries for shipping errors, improper handling, or quality issues.