Location Gloucester
Job-type Interim / Contract
Salary £27000 - £30000
Contact Anna Hinton
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Email anna.hinton.8267CF818.0@applythis.net
Reference AH/Purch





Buyer required by a well-established manufacturing company, based in Gloucester. The successful candidate will be responsible for purchasing components and negotiating with suppliers in order to maximise performance and keep costs down. This is initially for a 6 month contract with the possibility of becoming longer term for the right candidate.

Main Duties include:

•Managing stock levels and purchasing in line with manufacturing demands
•Ensuring that the supply chain is meeting company requirements
•Sourcing new suppliers and negotiating contracts
•Ensuring quality of materials and coordinating payment of invoices
•Monitoring external suppliers' performance KPI’s
•Reporting and analysis
•Developing the company's procurement strategy

The ideal candidate for this role will be able to display the following:

•Ability to understand and interpret technical drawings and specifications
•Excellent communication and negotiation skills
•A background in a similar role within a manufacturing or equivalent environment
•Experience with MRP/ERP systems