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Leeds, West Yorkshire | Ref: BBBH29454

£20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum


Role Profile
Our client is a leading manufacturing business based in Leeds. They are looking for a Buyer to join their Purchasing team in dealing with both Direct and Indirect Procurement, with the focus being n Indirect categories. It is a friendly and welcoming environment with lots of opportunity for growth and development.
My client is looking for an enthusiastic and driven individual who is a strong communicator and can work cross functionally with the other teams in the business.
You will be responsible for negotiating with suppliers and completing the day-to-day tasks of chasing PO's and signing them off. This is both a strategic and tactical position ensuring materials are being delivered and it is done cost effectively. You will be able to demonstrate that you thrive in a fast paced, high volume purchasing environment.

Key responsibilities

  • Issue RFQs and evaluate supplier responses
  • Handling Indirect categories
  • 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 a fast paced, purchasing or material planning / scheduling role
  • Enthusiasm and a drive to develop and grow
  • 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 Leeds area. They are looking for a strong communicator who wants to work closely with a skilled Purchasing team and learn the company way from them.

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