Junior Buyer

Rotherwas, Hereford

The Job Role

If you are looking for a new challenge with a global market leader which designs and manufactures aerospace search and rescue equipment, HR Smith Group of Companies is the one for you. We have over 5 decades of experience and are dedicated to finding the perfect solutions for our customers. Working for us you will have the opportunity to be part of a fully integrated multidisciplinary business. Currently we are looking for a Junior Buyer to join us at our Production Facility in Rotherwas. Relevant experience within the aerospace or other highly regulated industry would prove advantageous but it is not essential as comprehensive training will be provided.

The successful candidate will have:

  • 1-2 years’ experience of purchasing a wide variety of products via purchase requisitions.
  • An understanding and familiarity of best practice purchasing principles.
  • Experience of working within an MRP/ERP system.
  • A positive/can-do approach and be able to handle a busy, multi-task environment with changing priorities.
  • Developed negotiation skills
  • Ability to understand written and verbal instruction is essential.
  • Self-motivation and the ability to identify and complete needed tasks without direct supervision.

Other duties include but are not limited to:

  • Liaising with external departments and resolving any issues that may arise.
  • Order progressing
  • Expediting


  • Free onsite parking.
  • Free refreshments (tea and coffee).
  • Casual dress.
  • Company social events.
  • Opportunity for company bonuses.
  • Cost of living reviews carried out annually by the Directors.
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays and your birthday off (to be taken any time in the year).
  • Long service holiday accrual scheme where you gain 1 extra holiday day per year from 5-10 years’ service up to a maximum of 26 days.
  • Life Insurance Scheme – 3x annual salary.

We have a positive, professional and welcoming environment; you will have the opportunity to work within a fully integrated multidisciplinary business. We offer good job security and stability with career development opportunities for the right candidate.

Full Time Position

  • Hours are based on a 40-hour week, Monday to Friday 8.00am to 4.30pm with half an hour each day for lunch. No weekend, evening or bank holiday working.
  • Salary commensurate with experience.
  • Free internal training provided as required.
  • Opportunities to progress, promote internally and up skill.

Due to the nature of the business being a manufacturing environment, working from home arrangements are not available.

Full Time

Salary commensurate with experience

Free internal training provided as required.

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