Location Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
Job-type Interim / Contract
Salary £27k - 32k per year
Contact Anna Hinton
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Reference 98094

Buyer

Cheltenham

Contract

£27,000 -  £32,000

Buyer required by industry leading engineering company, on a contract basis. The successful candidate will be responsible for procurement of goods and services to meet the needs of the business.

Main Duties:

  • Working from engineering drawings and raising purchase orders.

  • Submitting requests for quotation and chasing responses when required.

  • Negotiating prices with suppliers

  • Managing stock levels and purchasing in line with manufacturing demands.

  • Setting up new suppliers and maintaining compliance

  • Expediting overdue orders.

  • Ensuring quality of materials and coordinating payment of invoices.

  • Continuous improvement of the procurement and supply chain function.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.

  • The ability to build and maintain business relationships.

  • A background in a similar role within an engineering or manufacturing or equivalent environment.

  • Analytical with an aptitude for figures.

  • Ideally CIPs qualified or working towards.

  • Highly organised with the ability to prioritise.