Temporary Buyer / Planner (6 months)

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Stockport, Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH24168


Temporary Buyer / Planner (6 months)
£Hourly Rate

Role Profile

Cast UK are looking to recruit an immediately available Buyer / Planner on behalf of a client based in Stockport.

This will initially be a 6 month contract but there is real potential that the contract could be extended or made permanent thereafter.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Raising POs on SAP
  • Expediting deliveries
  • Negotiating with suppliers on price and lead times
  • Monitoring and tracking supplier performance
  • Working proactively to resolve any supply issues with the overall objective of improving OTIF
  • Maintaining accurate purchasing data within SAP

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • Previous experience in a Procurement, Supply Chain or Expediting role
  • Experience working in a manufacturing / engineering environment
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • An understanding of MRP and experience issuing purchase orders
  • Good working knowledge of SAP


Our client is an engineering business based in Stockport

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 www.castuk.com

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