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Job Title: Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Walsall
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH14743_1714567356
Contact Name: Emma Brighouse
Contact Email:
Job Published: 21 days ago

Job Description

This leading provider of specialist products for the defence industry design and manufacture innovative solutions that meet the rigorous demands of their well-established clients.

The team is composed of highly skilled professionals dedicated to excellence in engineering and project management.

The Engineering Manager is looking to attract into his team a Buyer who will support project-based purchasing.

Typical responsibilities as Buyer will be to: -

  • Source new suppliers and investigate their potential.
  • Working with existing suppliers to identify development opportunities.
  • Ensure effective communication channels with suppliers.
  • Manage project timescales to ensure suppliers meet delivery schedules.
  • Work with subcontractors to negotiate lead times.
  • Expedite part and subcontract processes.
  • Control stock levels.
  • Negotiate favourable terms and conditions.

The successful candidate will: -

  • Have purchasing experience gained within a manufacturing environment, ideally in engineering.
  • Be able to build strong supplier relationships with a UK supply base.
  • Have excellent communication and IT skills.
  • Ideally have used MRP systems or similar.

On offer: -

  • A salary to £40,000
  • Pension
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays
  • Early finish on Friday.
  • Working hours are Monday-Thursday 07.30-16.00, Friday 07.30-13.00
  • Collaborative work environment
  • Excellent opportunities for development

Interested? Please follow the 'apply now' button to send your CV to Emma Brighouse at Morgan Ryder Associates.

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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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