Temporary Buyer (9 months)

Oldham, Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH18655

£25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum

Temporary Buyer (9 months)
£25,000 - £30,000 (equiv.)

Role Profile

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a global manufacturing business based in Manchester as a Temporary Buyer to support their team on a 9 month contract.

Although this is initially a temporary contract there is real potential for this to convert to a permanent opportunity in the long term.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Raising purchase orders for both direct materials
  • Using MRP to order raw materials for production
  • Expediting POs with suppliers to ensure OTIF deliveries and managing ongoing supplier performance
  • Maintaining optimum inventory levels
  • Supporting with indirect procurement, including negotiating contracts for site services and maintenance etc.

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Min. 2 years' procurement experience within an engineering / production environment
  • Excellent analytical and numerical ability
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willingness to undertake a temporary contract initially

MCIPS or part CIPS qualification would be a real advantage.


Our client is a leading manufacturing business based in Manchester with a diverse and high profile customer base. Although this role is a temporary contract there is real potential for the right individual who shows drive and commitment to secure a permanent role after the initial 9 month period.


£25,000 - £30,000 (equivalent)

About Cast UK

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

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