Buyer - CIPS Support

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Birmingham, West Midlands | Ref: BBBH29070

£23000.00 - £28000 per annum + CIPS & Benefits

£23,000 - £28,000 + CIPS Support + Excellent benefits

Role Profile
Our client is a leading manufacturing business in the Birmingham area looking to appoint a Buyer in to their busy Purchasing team to manage specific categories and working on tender processes.
You will be responsible for the purchasing of a variety of direct and indirect areas of spend, working cross-functionally and confirming tender processes. You will be able to demonstrate a good grounding in a busy function and thrive in sophisticated and growing purchasing environment.

CIPS accreditation offered as part of the company training and development programme.

Key responsibilities

  • Issue RFQs and evaluate supplier responses
  • Negotiate prices and terms with suppliers
  • Issue purchase orders and expedite deliveries
  • Maintain accurate purchasing data within the ERP system

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience in manufacturing environments, ideally working with highly compliant products and processes
  • Confidence to negotiate terms with suppliers and manage stakeholder relationships at all levels of the business
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong systems skills and good attention to detail


Our client is a leading business in the Birmingham area. The purchasing team is a fast paced, busy place to work so if you thrive in this environment and are a good multi-tasker this could be the perfect role for you!

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