Buyer - Monmouthshire

Buyer jobs

Whether a company operates in the medical, manufacturing, construction, education or defence sector - or another industry - it is essential to find the right supplier for the goods and services that the business uses. That's why Buyers are so important to commercial success.

Of course the role of a Buyer isn't just to make the necessary purchases. The job will also require careful research and negotiation to ensure that projects are finished on time, under budget and to the quality standards you require.

Depending on the role and employer, a Buyer may also be responsible for monitoring existing suppliers - in terms of cost, performance and reliability - keeping track of inventory levels and chasing up deliveries as appropriate.

The skills required

As a member of the procurement team, a Buyer should have a strong understanding of how to choose the best supplier for each project. Good numerical and analytical skills are essential and you must be able to negotiate prices and contracts confidently.

Buyers should also have good communication skills and be able to build strong relationships with suppliers.

Working within a global market, it is likely that the suppliers you deal with will be based in other locations like European or Asian countries, so an appreciation of cultural differences and an ability to communicate in foreign languages can be extremely beneficial.

In some cases, the job may also involve a significant amount of travel - to meet the suppliers in person and see the products before entering a contract.

Find Buyer vacancies with Cast UK

Here at Cast UK, our team of recruitment experts specialise in helping fill vacancies in supply chain management, logistics and procurement.

Each of our consultants has worked in these industries themselves, and they have a strong understanding of what makes the best candidate for each position. In addition, we endeavour to get to know you on an individual level, ensuring we understand your personality and long-term objectives, as well as your unique skills and abilities.

Cast UK works with clients and candidates in locations across the country to match the best talent to every role. To find out more about how Cast UK can help you recruit a Buyer for your business or find you a job as a Buyer then contact one of our consultant team on 0333 121 3345.

Buyer Jobs in Monmouthshire

Tucked right down in the south east corner of Wales is Monmouthshire. It shares borders with England (Gloucestershire and Herefordshire) and Glamorgan to the west. The largest settlement is Abergavenny, with about 15,000 population, followed by Chepstow, Caldicot and Monmouth, each with around 10,000. Both Severn Bridges arrive in Wales in Monmouthshire, although the eastern bridge passes over a small part of Gloucestershire first.

Monmouthshire is a relatively rural county, although there are population centres on the southern coast onto the Bristol Channel. The bridges provide excellent links between Bristol and Newport and Cardiff beyond, and these cities are the prime locations if you’re seeking Buyer jobs and are prepared to commute. That said, such positions do appear in Monmouthshire from time to time.

Cast UK – helping you with your job search

Cast UK’s regional specialists can provide detailed information about the potential employers, the available job types and the average expected salary. With a wealth of experience in the fields covered, our team of recruitment consultants understands what it takes to be a successful candidate for every vacancy.

If you’re looking for more information on the Buyer positions available in Monmouthshire or anywhere else in the UK, please get in touch so we can talk about what’s on offer.

At Cast UK, we never stop working with procurement, logistics and supply chain clients and applicants from across the country, and are dedicated to filling each position with the best talent possible.

To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within Monmouthshire or source a new job in Monmouthshire then contact one of our consultant team on 0333 121 3345.