Location Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
Job-type Full time
Salary £27000 - £32000
Contact Marta Kosno
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Email marta.kosno.428F81B74.0@applythis.net
Reference BU/GL

Position: Buyer

Location: Gloucester

Type of position: temporary to permanent

Salary: £27000 to £33000 dependent on experience

We are now seeking to recruit a buyer to source electrical components commodities for our customer based in Gloucester. The appropriate candidate would be responsible for ensuring that parts are procured to meet production needs from a cost, quality, and delivery perspective


  • Source parts from suitable suppliers to meet the commercial and technical needs of the business.
  • Place purchase orders and expedite them to fulfil MRP and project demand.
  • Develop and manage suppliers for assigned commodities to ensure key performance levels are achieved.
  • Develop commodity strategies to ensure capacity, capability, quality, cost and supply chain risk are understood.
  • Perform supplier approval activities as required.
  • Maintain MRP part and purchase order information.
  • Ensure invoice queries are resolved in a timely manner to allow payment to be released in line with agreed terms.
  • Effectively communicate with other departments including production, design, stores and accounts.
  • To identify opportunities for process, productivity and quality improvements by highlighting issues to management.
  • To adhere to and always apply all workplace management and rules consistently.
  • To actively participate in improvement projects as required.
  • Develop effective relationships with all internal and external stakeholder, customers and suppliers to ensure best outcomes for the business

Person Specification:

  • Previous purchasing experience within engineering environment
  • Ability to understand and interpret technical drawings and specifications.
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes for a range of commodities.
  • Be able to react to changing requirements and the vision to plan supply chains for upcoming requirements.
  • Proven effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Experience with MRP/ERP systems.

If you this this role might be of an interest please email your CV to marta.kosno@omegaresource.co.uk or contact Marta on 01453 852 542