Location Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
Job-type Permanent
Salary £25000 - £35000
Contact Anna Hinton
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Email anna.hinton.2293F3FC2.0@applythis.net
Reference AH/Purch




£25,000 - £35,000

Buyer required by a prestigious manufacturing company, based in Gloucester. The successful candidate will be responsible for purchasing materials and negotiating with suppliers in order to maximise performance and keep costs down. This could be a contract to permanent opportunity 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:

  • Able to understand technical drawings 
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • A background in a similar role within a manufacturing or equivalent environment
  • Analytical with an aptitude for figures