Buyer / Procurement / Purchasing (Engineering/Manufacturing)

Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire (commutable from Cleethorpes, Scunthorpe, Stallingborough and Grain
£25,000 - £32,000 depending on skills and qualifications
01 Mar 2021
14 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Buyer / Procurement / Purchasing (Engineering/Manufacturing)

Location: Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire (commutable from Cleethorpes, Scunthorpe, Stallingborough and Grainthorpe)

Salary: £25,000 - £32,000 depending on skills and qualifications
Full Time 
Closing Date:  14th March 2021


We are innovative by nature. How about you?

We have an opportunity at our Grimsby LYOCELL Fibre manufacturing site for a Buyer.

The main focus of the role will primarily be on the procurement of indirect goods, services and consumables.

Key responsibilities of this role

  • Building and maintaining relationships with suppliers and customers, both internally and externally.
  • Identifying new suppliers and negotiating to achieve best value.
  • Commitment to continuous improvement activities, e.g. initiating cost-saving opportunities and carrying out benchmarking activities.
  • Sending out requests for quotation (RFQ) and raising purchase orders (PO).
  • Carrying out all activities in line with global and local purchasing policies.
  • Ensuring accurate and timely delivery of goods.
  • Providing support to the wider purchasing team.

Our ideal candidate

  • Educated to university graduate level or equivalent.
  • Previous experience within a Purchasing role, ideally within a Manufacturing/Engineering environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills at all levels, both internal and external.
  • Excellent planning, organisational, training and teamwork skills.
  • Excellent IT skills, with proficiency in MS Office, ERP/SAP experience would be a bonus.
  • An enthusiastic attitude toward learning and development and a willingness to undertake a CIPS qualification in the future.

Why work for Lenzing

  • Competitive salary and pension.
  • Be an integral part of a profitable business.
  • Excellent development and training opportunities.
  • Opportunity to work for an environmentally sustainable business, using recycled and renewables resources to produce specialty products. Aiming to be carbon-neutral by 2050.
  • We take pride in our track record on Health & Safety and the fact that our proactive response to Covid-19 has allowed us to not only keep our employees and their jobs safe throughout 2020, but will continue to do so into the future.


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