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Preston, Lancashire | Ref: BBBH12737

£25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum

£25,000 - £30,000


Role Profile

Cast UK are looking to recruit a talented Buyer for a global manufacturing business based in the Preston area.

Key responsibilities to this end to end purchasing role include:

  • Managing cradle to grave purchasing process for all Direct and Indirect categories such as raw materials and components for production, consumables and PPE
  • Raising purchase orders and expediting deliveries with suppliers to ensure operational purchasing requirements are met on a day to day basis
  • Sourcing new suppliers and agreeing commercial terms for new products
  • Delivering cost savings to the business through appropriate procurement strategies, such as competitive tendering and low cost country sourcing
  • Working closely with colleagues in the UK and other production sites based globally

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of 2 years' purchasing experience in an engineering or manufacturing environment
  • Track record of managing purchasing requirements to support Production
  • Strong negotiation skills and commercial acumen
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills


Our client, a global manufacturing business with a site in the Preston area, is a successful, growing business with some high profile, blue chip businesses amongst their customer base. Their current opening within Procurement represents a fantastic opportunity for a Buyer who is looking to further develop their career as the successful candidate will have a real chance to put their own stamp on an autonomous and end to end role.


£25,000 - £30,000

About Cast UK

Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in Business Change & Transformation, HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit

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