Project Buyer

£21k - £24k D.O.E
29 Nov 2016
27 Dec 2016
Applicant Services
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Buyer
Hook RG27
Mon – Fri 8.30am – 5.30pm
Up to £24k D.O.E + development programme + pension + healthcare scheme + childcare vouchers

Our client has identified an excellent opportunity for a Project Buyer to join their well established company, to purchase materials on customer bills of materials, meeting the requirements of the manufacturing plan.

Position Summary;
Reporting directly to the UK Purchasing Manager / Deputy UK Purchasing Manager as Project Buyer you will be responsible for the cost effective procurement of components, negotiating savings against agreed targets and an array of daily duties, including;

• Purchasing and expediting of electro-mechanical components
• Optimise prices, contracts and delivery times
• Monitoring supplier performance
• Administering quotes and placing orders
• Negotiating contracts and material prices
• Take responsibility for own training, learning and development activities

Who are we looking for?
The successful candidate will hold the required skills and experience to undertake this role, including;
• Experience of purchasing electro/mechanical components & purchasing experience within a manufacturing environment is essential
• Minimum of 5 GCSE’S at grade A-C, to include Maths and English
• Educated to degree level or equivalent is desirable
• Gained or working towards a CIPS Qualification is advantageous
• Exceptional communication skills both verbal and written
• Excellent administration skills
• Ability to prioritise own workload and good attention to detail
• Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook)
• Ability to work well on own initiative and as part of a team

How to apply
If you wish to be considered for this Project Buyer role click ‘apply’. You will receive an email shortly after your application - you will need to read and respond to this to complete your application.

You must be eligible to work in the UK.