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Buyer (Purchasing)

Buyer (Purchasing)

#Job No. CC1051.

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    £30k per year

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Buyer (Purchasing)

Circa £30,000 + 20 days holiday + Bank Holidays + Shut down over Christmas + Pension

Bridgwater, Somerset

Buyer required for a successful SME who are well established and offer full product training. The company have personable culture, an excellent reputation and offer long term career opportunities.

The Buyer role will suit candidates from ANY manufacturing, engineering, technical or distribution background who have experience with purchasing/buying of technical products. You will need to be confident working with other internal teams and speaking with suppliers. You will feel confident using Excel software and working within a fast paced environment. Candidates in junior buyer or similar positions are encouraged to apply.

The role itself sits in the procurement team, supporting the sourcing of materials for the customers’ bespoke projects. You will review customers BOM’s, then communicate with suppliers to ensure goods are delivered on time and within budget. You will build relationships with suppliers and negotiate costs where required.

The company are well established in their industry and export their products globally. This is a great opportunity to work in a small procurement team and gain experience working on a variety of tasks.

The Role:

* Liaise with UK suppliers to source materials, gain quotations and procure materials.

* Develop and manage supplier relationships.

* Working on a variety of projects to tight deadlines.

The candidate:

* Comes from ANY manufacturing/engineering or technical background

* Strong working knowledge of Excel software (MRP systems desirable.)

* Excellent communicator