Project Buyer

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Colchester, Essex | Ref: BBBH24063



Role Profile

Cast UK are looking to recruit a Buyer for our manufacturing client in Colchester.

There are great career prospects within this business so this represents an exciting opportunity for a Buyer who is looking to develop their career within Procurement.

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 suppliers for new engineered component parts
  • Conducing RFP / RFQ processes
  • Agreeing commercial terms and long term contracts / agreements
  • Delivering cost savings to the business through appropriate procurement strategies and VA/VE activities

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 / Engineering
  • Strong negotiation skills and commercial acumen
  • Proven interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good working knowledge of SAP
  • Experience of VA/VE


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.

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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