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Our client is a well-recognised, world-renowned manufacturer, looking for a Buyer to join their busy company.

As a Buyer, you will be responsible for administering the company’s purchasing module to deliver cost-effective, timely, and value-added purchasing to all internal customers.

The Buyer will manage all aspects of procurement within the supply base with regards to total acquisition cost, on-time delivery, quality, continuous improvement, risks, and cost reduction.



  • Ensure all procedures are followed and maintained to the highest personal, professional, and ethical standard
  • Execute purchase orders via Sales Forecast, Order Book, Reorder Point, & Purchase Requisitions to meet inventory and customer KPI’s
  • Achieve cost reductions, on-time delivery & quality targets
  • Manage and update ERP data
  • Develop supplier partnerships to create a reliable and long-term supply source
  • Research new suppliers, products, and manufacturing processes
  • Identify and report cost savings in line with business objectives
  • Negotiate, generate, and maintain supplier agreements


Skills/ Experience:

  • Purchasing experience and an understanding of supply chain management/logistics
  • A proven track record in cost reduction, and negotiation experience
  • An understanding of engineering drawings
  • A positive, can-do attitude
  • A confident communicator
  • Strong analysis, decision-making and problem-solving abilities
  • Fully or partially qualified within CIPS (or studying towards CIPS) or similar qualification
  • Knowledge of SAP, D365 and Microsoft office suite of programs would be advantageous


Hours will be, 7:30-16:45 Mon-Thurs, and 7:30-12:30 Fri



  • Pension plan
  • Health plan
  • Career development opportunities
  • Free parking


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  • Job Category Commerce
  • Job Location Stonehouse
  • Job Salary £competitive
  • Job Salary Benefits
  • Job hours Full-Time
  • Job Type Permanent
  • Job Ref JO575

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