Raw Materials Buyer

Stockport, Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH29009


Raw Materials Purchaser
South Manchester
Salary negotiable depending on level of experience

Role Profile
Cast UK are partnered with a market leading specialist manufacturer based in South Manchester to recruit a Raw Materials Buyer to join their growing team. The business recently won a number of major tenders therefore this is a newly created position to support growth, reporting into the Operations Manager. You must be experienced in raw materials buying and shipping documentation and processes in order to hit the ground running. This is a great opportunity to put your mark on a newly created position.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage and develop a comprehensive supplier base
  • Agree frame contracts with suppliers
  • Undertake price negotiations with suppliers
  • Establish purchasing terms with all suppliers
  • Manage raw material stock at the factories and reduce dead stock
  • Support all factories in their move to CM full T for January next year
  • Arrange regular meetings with main suppliers to discuss their innovations
  • Conduct benchmarks on main fabrics/trims
  • Raise all purchase orders and call off orders and maintain dates in the ERP system
  • Manage price data on ERP solution
  • Arrange shipments to required suppliers
  • Update system and suppliers with due dates
  • Liaise with finance re supplier payments

Experience, Skills & Personal Attributes

  • Experienced in customs documentation and processes
  • Raw materials purchasing experience
  • Ability to react decisively under pressure
  • Have excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Possess excellent attention to detail, be self-driven and show initiative
  • Be able to work individually and as part of different teams, as required
  • Have intermediate to advanced IT skills - especially Microsoft Excel
  • Be confident and have a positive, professional, attitude

Client information
Our client is a specialist manufacturer based in South Manchester.

Salary negotiable depending on level of experience

About Cast UK
Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in 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 www.castuk.com

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