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£25000 - £35000 pa+ Dependant on experience

Job Ref: 32353

Automation and Robotics


General Engineering and Manufacturing

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A Buyer with direct purchasing experience is required for a high-tech manufacturing company based in Coventry.

This role will suit an existing Buyer or someone who is working as a Purchasing Assistant looking to take their next step.

  • Salary is dependant on experience.

The position of Buyer will include:

  • Procuring stock in line with forecast sales and agreed lead times.
  • Ensure stock levels are maintained within the agreed limits.
  • Chase suppliers to ensure timely delivery.
  • Conduct supplier audits.
  • Source new suppliers where necessary and review PSL annually or as agreed.
  • Update orders on ERP System and use reporting data to assist in the decision making.
  • Set up supplier agreements (Training will be provided if no prior experience).
  • Negotiate fair costs with suppliers and strive to build strong working relationships.
  • Purchase items such as electrical, mechanical and sub contract engineering.

The suitable candidate for Buyer will need to possess the following skills and experience:

  • Existing Buyer or Assistant Buyer.
  • CIPS qualified or happy to enrol on a course (Paid for by the company).
  • Organised with great attention to detail.
  • Proactive approach to chasing suppliers.
  • Supplier negotiation experience.

If you have the required skills and experience and looking for a new and exciting challenge, then please click on the link to apply. In return our client can offer a good salary with benefits and the ability to grow with the business.