Manufacturing Buyer

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Salary Description
£28,000 - £30,000
Contract Type

We here at Siamo Recruitment are working with a growing fabrication and manufacturing company looking to onboard a Buyer to their team. You’ll become an integral part of the manufacturing process working in partnership with the Purchasing Manager.


This role will have a fine blend of responsibilities requiring sourcing, negotiation and a regular performance reviews with suppliers.


The ideal candidate for this Buyer vacancy will have exposure within a manufacturing environment accompanied by a minimum of 3 years within a procurement or buying position.


See below the details of the benefits package supplied for this vacancy:


  • 25 days holiday entitlement + bank holidays
  • 6% pension scheme
  • Private health insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Early finish Friday’s
  • Free onsite parking
  • Employee assistance program



This Buyer vacancy will have the following responsibilities:


  • Assist in a the development and implementation or purchasing strategies
  • Purchase goods and services to ensure smooth running of the business
  • Support the negotiation of contracts and agreements with suppliers and vendors securing the best prices
  • Monitor and analyse market trends identifying new suppliers and products
  • Work closely with internal departments and the production teams
  • Monitor and review current suppliers regarding quality standard and lead times
  • Identify and remove potential supply chain risks
  • Running through and reading technical drawings
  • Producing purchase orders
  • Provide analysis on new and existing costs, creating reports for the top team


The suitable candidate for this Buyer position will have the below experience and attributes:


  • Previous buyer / procurement exposure within a manufacturing industry
  • Previous experience negotiating with existing suppliers
  • Previous achievements in achieving performance improvements and reducing cost
  • A confident communicator with the ability to build internal and external relationships
  • Full UK Driving License
  • Keen mindset to develop within a growing company
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