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A fantastic opportunity for a Senior Buyer to join a Leading Manufacturing company based in Newbury with a salary up to £35k. This role will report into the Purchasing Team leader.

Candidates must have experience in a purchasing role working within a Manufacturing environment.

Role responsibilities of the Buyer Include:

  • Ensure all actions on the MRP system are managed and maintained in a timely fashion
  • To help with preparing customer quotes as required
  • Daily expediting of purchase orders with suppliers to ensure on time delivery
  • Obtaining quotes from preferred suppliers
  • Processing supplier NCR's & concessions
  • Build good working relationships with suppliers and internal customers.
  • To work to agreed deadlines
  • Ensure accurate maintenance of system data
  • Escalation of potential supply issues to the Procurement Team Leader
  • To assist with the preparation of BOM's from customer format into workable data
  • To work closely with all other departments to achieve an environment of continuous improvement and to promote this mind set.
  • To understand the company KPI's and drive activities to achieve and exceed these.
  • To be fully aware of the current standards and accreditation's relevant to the organisation and the group.
  • Present and promote the Company to prospective customers and suppliers, representing the Company in a professional manner at all times
  • Ensure that at all times clear and concise communication is maintained both internally and externally, both written and verbal

Person Specification of the Buyer Include:

  • Minimum 2-3 years purchasing experience working in a Manufacturing environment, specifically Electronics, Automotive or Aerospace
  • CIPS would be an advantage but not essential
  • Excellent MRP system knowledge is essential
  • Proactive and driven individual, to fit in a dynamic team


Up to £35k

This role will be well suited to you if you have held a Senior Buying role within Manufacturing, Electronics, Automotive or Aerospace dealing with components.