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Buyer (Direct Purchasing)

  • Location

    Irlam, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    General engineering & manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £20.00 - £33.22 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jessica Williams

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  • Duration:

    9 months

  • Expiry date:


Buyer (Direct Purchasing - Manufacturing/Engineering)
9 month contract
Paying up to £33.22 per hour ltd

A Buyer with experience of dealing with direct procurement ideally in relation to castings, machining or forging is required for a 9 month contract for an hourly rate of up to £33.22 and will be based in Manchester for a manufacturing client.


  • Manage supply network procurement related activities for aftermarket to deliver procurement excellence
  • Accountable for operating and monitoring the energy and transportation procurement functions
  • To meet the defined response time, cost, quality targets enabling optimal and efficient facility operations, collaborating with aftermarket and resolving aftermarket specific supplier issues
  • Act as liaison with other corresponding category, facility supply and logistics professionals

Skills required:

  • Degree qualification
  • Castings, Machining, forging or category purchasing experience
  • Cost reduction experience would be beneficial
  • Effective communicator and interpersonal skills