Castings Buyer

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Leeds, West Yorkshire | Ref: BBBH26701

£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum

Project Buyer
£35,000 - £45,000

Role Profile
Our client is a leading manufacturing business in the Leeds area looking to appoint a new Project Buyer in to their busy Purchasing team to manage specific categories and working on tender processes.
You will be responsible for the strategic purchasing of high volume materials, working cross-functionally and confirming tender processes. 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 they thrive in a fast paced, high volume purchasing environment.
Casting experience/knowledge is essential.

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 (SAP)

Skills and Experience
The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience in a fast paced, purchasing or material planning / scheduling role
  • Experience in manufacturing / engineering environments, ideally working with MRO categories
  • 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. 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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