Job title: Buyer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Automotive / Aerospace
Salary from: GBP £25,000.00
Salary to: GBP £35,000.00
Location: Gloucester
Job published: 10/02/2023
Job ID: 33237

Job Description


£25,000 - £35,000 DOE + Benefits

Our client, an industry leading organisation who specialises in engineering and manufacturing, are looking for a Buyer to join their ambitious and growing team. You will be responsible for the cost and quality of both the product and delivery, organising a timely supply of parts and products for the business.


As the successful candidate you will experience great job satisfaction within this brilliant company culture. Benefits include 26 days holiday + bank holidays, with the option to purchase more, free parking, mental health support, professional financial advice, contributory pension scheme, and access to a range of discounts via their reward scheme.


As a Buyer, you will be,

  • Responsible for the cost, quality, and delivery performance of suppliers, ensuring timely deliveries of parts and services
  • Supporting the internal maintenance, repair, and overhaul spares
  • Scheduling, placing, and managing all purchasing documentation, including design data packs, and request for quotations
  • Managing material demands in line with the businessfinancial budget
  • Collaborating with suppliers and the production planning team to monitor the Open Order Book
  • Communicating cost variances and delivering opportunities for a total cost of acquisition reduction suggestions
  • Attending internal supply meetings to support Value Stream forecasts and customer demand reviews, and visiting suppliers in person when required


To be considered for the role of Buyer, you will need,

  • Previous experience in a purchasing/procurement/supply chain role
  • Happy to consider more junior candidates i.e., recent graduates within a relatable degree or perhaps someone with a quality background who is looking to transfer their skills
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to negotiate
  • Good organisation and decision-making skills
  • Experience in a manufacturing or engineering environment is desirable


If you’re interested in becoming a Buyer, then apply today with your current CV. If you aren't contacted within 7 days, please assume your application was not selected.

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