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  • Location

    Tamworth

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Isabella Kempster

  • Contact email:

    isabella.kempster@butlerross.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BK4315_1719571785

A fantastic opportunity for a Buyer or Purchasing Buyer to join a well-established manufacturing business based in Tamworth with a salary up to £34,000.

The Buyer will sit in the Purchasing team, with excellent progression and development opportunities.

Candidates will have previous experience within purchasing or procurement specifically within a manufacturing environment, at buyer or junior buyer level and be keen and motivated to progress in their career.

Role responsibilities of the Project Buyer include:

  • Building relationships with suppliers and negotiating with them for the best price, quantities and delivery timescales
  • Managing and developing supplier relationships
  • Provide analysis on costs, including new and existing and providing cost reductions
  • Reseaching, selecting and procuring quality products and materials
  • Working with purchasing team to ensure appropriate orders to maintain product availability
  • Creating and developing a strategic long-term plan for the category

Person Specification of the Project Buyer:

  • Previous experience in a purchasing or procurement or Buyer role within manufacturing
  • Knowledge of MRP systems
  • Confidently in dealing with several suppliers
  • Strong persuasion skills to manage and influence at all levels of the company
  • Driven and motivated individual with a desire to progress

Salary

Up to £34k

This position is based fully on site with no hybrid working

This role will be well suited to you if you have held a role within purchasing or procurement as a Buyer, Sourcing Specialist, Category Specialist, Junior Buyer, Procurement Specialist, Project Buyer and Procurement Officer, Purchaser, Purchasing Specialist and Purchasing Buyer