Interim Buyer (temp to perm)

Colchester, Essex | Ref: BBBH18349

£32000 - £35000 per annum

Interim Buyer
£32,000 - £35,000

Role Profile

Cast UK are looking to recruit an immediately available Buyer for our manufacturing client in Colchester.

This will initially be a three month contract but there is high potential for the role to become permanent after this preliminary period.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing end to end purchasing process for all Direct categories including raw materials and components for production and sub-contract spend
  • Raising purchase orders and expediting deliveries
  • Sourcing new suppliers and agreeing commercial terms
  • Delivering cost savings to the business through appropriate procurement strategies

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of 2 years' purchasing experience in an engineering or manufacturing environment
  • Track record of managing purchasing requirements to support Production
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Proven commercial acumen
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills


Our client is a successful manufacturing business based in Colchester. The business has some high profile, blue chip businesses amongst their customer base and this current opening within Procurement represents a fantastic opportunity for a Buyer who is looking to further develop their career with a great company that offers excellent benefits for employees.


£32,000 - £35,000

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. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit

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