Job Title: Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH8285_1614952499
Contact Name: Emma Brighouse
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 05, 2021 13:55

Job Description

Due to an increase in business at this specialist manufacturing facility in Manchester, there is now an opportunity for a Buyer to strengthen the supply chain team.

This is an excellent opportunity for a buyer who wants to maximise the potential with new and existing suppliers, to ensure the best cost, quality and service levels are achieved for their predominantly European supplier base.

Working closely with the Purchasing Manager, within the role of Buyer, key responsibilities will be to: -

  • Purchase a portfolio of materials, goods and services in line with company objectives.
  • Deliver KPI's relating to cost, quality and supply.
  • 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, ideally chemical.
  • Have excellent communication skills.
  • Be a keen negotiator and will enjoy achieving cost reductions.
  • Have solid IT capability.

On offer for the Buyer: -

  • A salary to £34,000
  • Matched pension scheme
  • CIPS support if required.
  • 8am-5pm Monday to Thursday, 4.30pm finish Friday
  • Phone
  • Laptop
  • Onsite car park
  • Onsite canteen


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.

Please note that calls to and from the offices of Morgan Ryder Associates Ltd. may be monitored or recorded. This is to ensure compliance with regulatory procedures, record business transactions and for training purposes.

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