• Location


  • Sector:

    General engineering & manufacturing, Metals industry

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  • Salary:

    Dependent on experience

  • Contact:

    Fraser Nibbs

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    07947 342669

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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As a manufacturer of products for the building and construction industries, our client are looking to recruit a Buyer to join their expanding procurement. The Buyer will have purchasing experience within manufacturing, preferably in plastics, metals or building products.

Duties for the role of Buyer include:

  • The buyer will be responsible for sourcing and delivery of components for specific programmes liaising with several key suppliers.
  • The buyer will also be required to support the development of the material strategy for projects as well as leading supply chain optimization programs.
  • Day to day purchasing administrative duties relating to purchasing function.
  • Supporting the Lead Buyer in achieving the company wide goals

The Buyer will have the following experience:

  • Proven track record in a manufacturing, purchasing environment, possessing strong influencing and negotiating expertise
  • Knowledge of Excel an advantage.
  • Highly organised and a focused attention to detail is essential
  • Ability to lead and set priorities/projects with minimal management supervision.
  • Proven problem solver and able to bring tricky situations to an early and satisfactory resolution.
  • Previous experience in launching new products or services.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to converse at all levels both internally and externally.
  • An ability to develop supplier relationships and to react to changing market dynamics in the buyer / supplier relationships.
  • Experience of new supplier introduction.

To apply for this position, please forward your up to date CV to

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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