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Manchester, Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH13119

£25000.00 - £30000 per annum



£25,000 - £30,000 + Excellent Benefits

Role Profile

A leading FTSE 100 business has enlisted the service of Cast UK to recruit a Buyer for the Northern UK team. Reporting into the Purchasing Manager, this role will manage and co-ordinate all activities related to the procurement of goods or services for a chosen category. Responsibilities of this role include:

  • Sourcing, selection, benchmarking and due diligence of products and suppliers
  • Manage new product introduction process
  • Consolidate and rationalise supplier base and product portfolio to leverage better commercial deals where applicable
  • Maintain key supplier info including contract details, pricing, product specifications, unit of measure and lead times.
  • Researching market trends as well as identifying new products and suppliers.
  • Ensuring all necessary reports are completed for all meetings.

Skills & Experience

  • Demonstrates a desire to under supplier needs
  • Strong negotiator
  • Listens and understand the immediate requirements.
  • Ability to adapt communication style depending on audience
  • Planning own work load and setting personal goals
  • Computer literate
  • Strong numeracy skills
  • Clinical experience gained preferably in nursing or caring environment
  • Degree standard of education

Client information

Our client is a leading specialist FMCG business.

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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