Senior Buyer / Production Buyer / Commodity Buyer


Plymouth, United Kingdom
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We are working closely with leading engineering / manufacturing company to source several new recruits for their expanding purchasing team. Applicants with a strong procurement / technical purchasing background would be highly considered for these roles.


The successful applicant will be required to ensure the efficient and effective procurement of raw materials, parts and assemblies in order to facilitate the execution of a smooth production schedule.


Key Responsibilities for the Buyer:

This is not an exhaustive list; exact role profile will depend on level of experience and role offered.

  • Interface with relevant departments to ensure overall supply / purchasing requirements are met
  • Support to the assessment and appraisal of new and existing suppliers as well as ongoing supplier relationship management
  • Issue Request for Quotations (RFQs) in support of Programme and Bid requirements
  • Negotiate purchase pricing and terms and conditions
  • Generate and issue purchase orders utilising the ERP & Procurement Systems
  • Sign and approve purchase orders within Delegation of Authority Limits
  • Determine and manage the export control status of incoming material


Requirements for the Buyer:

  • Previous experience within a fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Developed understanding of the buying/purchasing process
  • Enthusiastic and motivated
  • Process control & leadership


If you are an experienced buyer or have strong experience within purchasing / procurement and are currently looking for a new challenge, then please submit an up to date CV by using the ‘apply’ button below.


For informal chat please phone 01752 252533 and ask for Charlotte. Many thanks for your interest.

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