Buyer - Manufacturing

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Stockport, Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH29871a

£23000 - £28000 per annum + Company Benefits

£23,000 to £28,000

Role Profile

Cast UK are looking to recruit a Buyer to join the Procurement team at a successful manufacturing company based in the Stockport area.

Key responsibilities as a Buyer will include:

  • Running daily MRP reports from the ERP system
  • Issuing material purchase orders to suppliers
  • Expediting deliveries to achieve improved delivery performance from suppliers
  • Proactively troubleshooting and resolving issues across the supply chain
  • Negotiating pricing and commercial terms with suppliers
  • Researching and onboarding new suppliers
  • Identifying opportunities to deliver cost savings

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • Previous experience as a Buyer or Procurement Analyst
  • Passion and drive to further develop their career in Procurement
  • CIPS qualification or willingness to work towards CIPS
  • Experience working in a high volume manufacturing / engineering environment
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Excellent relationship management and stakeholder engagement skills
  • An understanding of MRP and experience issuing purchase orders


Our client is a thriving manufacturing business based in Stockport. Due to continued growth and success they are looking to recruit an additional Buyer in to their existing Procurement team. This business is passionate about their people and can offer great career prospects and training / mentoring opportunities.

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, from Junior Buyer to Purchasing Director. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit

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