Job Title: Buyer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: East Midlands
Salary: £29 - £31 per hour
Start Date: 2022-02-21
Reference: BH-492-2
Contact Name: Wayne Pavitt
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 11, 2022 12:36

Job Description

This role would suit a Buyer or Purchasing professional & can be based from offices in either the Leicester area or Peterborough Area. with scope for some work from home

Are you a buyer / supply chain specialist or purchasing person looking to work with a well known & well respected company?

Do you have manufacturing experience?

Do you have experience of category buying, cost reduction, consolidation of suppliers and similar?


Read on!


We have an opportunity with a local company who are looking to source a person for a long term contract opportunity (project could be  2- 3yrs)that may eventually extend even beyond this


If you feel you can cover most of the below bullet point and can demonstrate experience of the opening points of this description we would love to hear from you.
* Evaluate and monitor contract performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations and to determine need for changes.

* Manage just-in-time inventory.

* Act as a change driver in terms of current buying practices

* Optimisation of purchasing in terms of cost saving opportunities

* Good working knowledge of MRP/ERP systems

* Negotiations on price and supply contracts

* Ability to analyze financial reports, price proposals and other technical data.

* Ability to accurately document and record customer/client information.

* Analysis of usage data

* Ability to source parts/raw materials to meet production lead times

* Responsible for the purchase of machinery, equipment, parts, or services necessary for the operation of an establishment.

* Evaluate and monitor contract performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations and to determine need for change

* Ability to evaluate suppliers.

* Approve purchase orders, solicit bid proposals, and review requisitions for goods and services.

* Instruct staff on how to resolve problems related to undelivered goods

* Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations related to purchasing.

* Knowledge of supply chain management.

* CIPS Preferred

This is an urgent ongoing role, and the client is looking to schedule interviews immediately, with a view to commencing an opportunity with the next few weeks.
Although not a fully remote role, there will be scope to do some work from home

Pay rate dependant on experience/pay status

This role is deemed inside IR35

£29 - £31 ph. (FCSA Umbrella Company) Paye rates also avilable 


Long-term, 3 year project


The client has indicated they may consider applicants outside of this rate banding on a case by case basis, so please apply for further details

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