Buyer (9-12 months)

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Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire | Ref: BBBH25290

£25000 - £30000 per annum

Buyer (9-12 months)
Ashton Under Lyne
£25,000 - £30,000 plus excellent benefits

Role Profile

We are currently recruiting for a Buyer for our client based in North East Manchester.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established and successful business, initially on a temporary basis, but there is real potential for the contract to be extended or made permanent in the future.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Negotiating prices and commercial terms with a wide range of suppliers
  • Raising POs and expediting orders to ensure OTIF delivery to site
  • Resolving day to day issues within the supply chain
  • Monitoring supplier performance and KPIs
  • Producing procurement reports and providing data analysis to internal stakeholders

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Min. 2 years' Purchasing experience in a hands-on purchasing role
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise tasks
  • Strong numerical skills and excellent verbal/written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Proficiency in all MS applications including Intermediate to Advanced Excel


Our client is a small but highly successful business with a site in the North East Manchester area.


£25,000 - £30,000

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