Buyer (6 months)

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Manchester, Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH16819

£24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum

Buyer (6 months)
£24,000 - £26,000

Role Profile

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a global manufacturing business based in Manchester as a Buyer.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Issuing RFQs to suppliers and negotiating pricing and commercial terms
  • Raising purchase orders for both direct and indirect materials
  • Expediting deliveries to ensure OTIF
  • Managing ongoing supplier performance
  • Delivering savings and supply chain efficiencies through effective negotiation and procurement
  • Identifying new suppliers to maximise quality and minimise costs

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Min. 2 years' procurement experience in a previous Buyer role
  • Proven negotiation skills and commercial acumen
  • Strong stakeholder management and change management skills

The following may also prove to be an advantage:

  • Previous experience in a fast paced manufacturing or engineering environment
  • Knowledge / understanding of electronic component parts
  • MCIPS or part CIPS qualification


Our client is a leading manufacturing business based in Manchester. The company is going through an exciting period of growth and change and so it is an excellent time to join the team as new processes and systems are developed.


£24,000 - £26,000 plus benefits

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