Job Type:
Job Sector:
North West
Salary Description:
£21000 - £25000/annum
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We are recruiting for a Buyer to cover a 12 month Fixed Term Contract (Maternity Cover) beginning in July - this is a contract with the view to being made permanent after the initial 12 month period. My client are a fantastic business who put a lot of emphasis on looking after their staff – shown by the fact they’re a finalist for Employer of the Year 2018! They have been established for over 50 years and are continuously growing and improving. You will be working alongside another Buyer, reporting into the Purchasing Manager who are all very friendly and welcoming.

As a Buyer you will be excited to know that this company keep abreast of industry changes and are constantly innovating and expanding their product range with new launches taking place regularly. You will be purchasing components for machinery within a manufacturing industry and will undertake both the strategic side (negotiating with suppliers, making decisions on best suppliers to use) and the operational side (utilising the MRP system, raising purchase orders).

The responsibilities of Buyer include:

- Generating and issuing purchase orders
- Building and maintaining relationships with suppliers
- Negotiating with suppliers to get best price and quality
- Managing current inventory
- Expediting
- Direct and indirect purchases

To be the ideal candidate for the position of Buyer you need:

- A minimum of 2 years buying experience
- Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
- A CIPS qualification would be an advantage but is not essential
- Experience of using an MRP system
- Experience within the manufacturing industry would be advantageous but again is not essential

Overall, if you’re looking for a friendly and welcoming working environment and are available to start a 12 month fixed term contract beginning in July then please send your CV in today!

Due to the high level of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to individual submissions. Therefore if you have not received a response within 48 hours you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application this time

Contact Details:
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Contact: Kris Clare

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