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Job Title: Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Blackburn
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus
REF: BBBH8532_1632997451
Contact Name: Emma Brighouse
Contact Email:
Job Published: 19 days ago

Job Description

Fantastic opportunity to work for a rapidly growing manufacturer with a global customer base, who are looking to attract into the team a Buyer who will grow with the company.

This is an excellent opportunity for a buyer who wants to maximise purchasing efficiencies with new and existing suppliers, to ensure the best cost, quality and service levels are achieved.

Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, as Buyer key responsibilities will be to: -

  • Purchase a portfolio of materials, goods and services in line with Sales Demand.
  • Deliver KPI's relating to cost, quality and supply.
  • Ensure MRP is accurate and up to date.
  • Ensure there is enough stock in the system to meet production requirements.
  • Expedite orders to ensure on time delivery, communicating any changes to internal stakeholders.
  • Identify cost reduction opportunities and negotiate accordingly.
  • Support the Purchasing Manager for improvement projects and strategy development.
  • Identify and investigate alternative sources of supply.
  • Support NPI projects.
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders re potential risks in supply.
  • Built strong working relationships with suppliers.

The successful candidate will: -

  • Have gained their buying experience within a manufacturing environment.
  • Have excellent communication skills.
  • Will have used MRP or similar.
  • Will pay attention to detail.

On offer: -

  • A salary to £35,000
  • 22 days holiday plus bank holidays, increasing with service to 27
  • Bonus scheme to 15%
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Onsite car parking
  • Great working environment


To apply, please follow the 'apply now' button to send your CV to Emma Brighouse at Morgan Ryder Associates.

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.

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