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Senior Production Buyer

Job Title: Senior Production Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Contact Name: Aimee Gleave
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Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Senior Production Buyer
£30,000 - £35,000 plus benefits

Role Profile
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a global manufacturing business based in Manchester as a Production Buyer.

You will retain responsibility for managing day to day Purchasing requirements but will be expected to lead longer term, value adding projects to rationalize the supplier base and deliver cost downs and working capital improvements.
Key responsibilities will include:

  • Raising purchase orders on SAP from MRP
  • Issuing RFQs to suppliers and negotiating pricing and commercial terms
  • Expediting deliveries to ensure OTIF and managing ongoing supplier performance
  • Delivering savings and other added value by working on additional strategic procurement projects

Skills and Experience
The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Min. 5 years' procurement experience in manufacturing or engineering environment
  • Good working knowledge of SAP (this is essential)
  • Proven negotiation skills and commercial acumen
  • Strong stakeholder management and change management skills

CIPS qualification would be an advantage as would ability to read engineering drawings

Our client is a leading manufacturing business based in Manchester. This high performing company is one of the leaders in their market and can offer a professional working environment and career prospects for individuals who in turn show potential and commitment.

£30,000 - £35,000 plus benefits

About Cast UK
Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specializing in Procurement, 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