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    £35k - 42k per year + Benefits

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    Kerry Heath

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    01384 446109

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Salary - £35,000 - 42,000

Location – Coventry

Buyer /Purchasing / Sage/ Automotive

We are working in partnership with this superb, specialist Automotive business based in the Coventry area where you will be working closely with purchasing teams in the role of a Buyer. The Buyer will be responsible for controlling purchasing across two sites

We have been asked to recruit a Buyer to support the business with strong Buyer and purchasing experience for a Temp - Perm contract. Candidates with experience  in fast paced manufacturing/engineering environments will be well recieved.

As a Buyer you will be required to:

  • Be involved in the buying of metals, steels and Tooling
  • Interact and coordinate with suppliers
  • Identifying competetive and quality sources looking at QCD
  • Communicate with stakeholders.
  • Manage approved suppliers (Automotive)
  • Identify cost savings across the business
  • Make improvements across purchasing
  • Negotiate contracts
  • Be responsible for all aspects of purchasing across the business
  • Use SAGE 200 purchase ordering system
  • Ideally be CIPS Qualified or have relevant experience

Candidates should have the following skills or experience:

  • Previous experience as a Buyer (preferably in an automotive environment)
  • Previous Purchasing experience
  • Excellent IT skills (Excel, Word)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Driven and motivated
  • Excellent organisational skills and accuracy
  • Able to show initiative.
  • Experience in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience of Sage Software

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with Buyer/Planning experience to develop your career further within a growing organisation.

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you would like to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Buyer position, please contact Kerry Heath at Jonathan Lee Recruitment at

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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