Job Title: Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 15205/001_1549364104
Contact Name: Emma Brighouse
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 05, 2019 10:55

Job Description

This specialist chemical manufacturer are currently going through an intense period of transformation and their growth will see a £10m increase in turnover over the next five years.

To support business growth, the Supply Chain Director is looking to recruit a Buyer to ensure that supplier capability is maximised in order to reduce cost, improve service delivery and quality of product.

Within the role of Buyer, typical responsibilities will be to: -

  • Maintain and develop key supplier relationships.
  • Identify new suppliers within the marketplace.
  • Manage supply chain risk.
  • Identify and implement cost saving initiatives.
  • Maximise cost potential across a £20m spend across raw materials and indirect requirements.
  • Be the point of escalation for supplier related issues.

The successful strategic buyer will: -

  • Have purchasing experience gained within a manufacturing environment.
  • Ideally be CIPS qualified or working towards.
  • Ideally have worked with ERP systems.
  • Be looking for an opportunity for progression.

On offer:-

  • To £38,000.
  • 25 days holiday plus stats.
  • Pension scheme - 3% employee and 6% employer contribution.
  • Excellent development potential to senior management team.
  • 40 Hour week.

To apply, please follow the 'apply now' link 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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