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Posted 23/11/2022
£35,000 per annum
Full time



Harlow – Hybrid Working Available (Up to 3 Days Working from Home)


Up to £35,000 DOE + Holiday (Rising to 26 Days with Service) + Pension (With Enhanced Company Contributions) + Healthcare (Medicash) + Group Income Protection + Employee Assistance Program + Additional Maternity & Paternity Schemes + Casual Dress + Bonus Scheme


Monday to Thursday 08:00 to 17:00, Friday 08:00 to 15:30


Buyer required to join a successful company who are truly market leaders in world class technology they bring to their customers. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly growing company who are growing by 50% year on year.


This role would suit buyers from any purchasing background. Experience in a manufacturing or an automotive environment would be advantageous however this is not essential, but you will need to be confident speaking and negotiating with suppliers.


Reporting to the company’s Finance Director, you will work within a small team responsible for managing and ensuring the stable supply of key commodities to the business. There is scope for the successful candidate to help put into place new ideas and processes, and scope to progress into a more senior position.


The Buyer Role:


· Working with production to forecast production requirements, setting out timelines and delivery schedules with suppliers

· Negotiating prices, payment terms and delivery terms with suppliers

· Change management – responding to engineering changes and working with suppliers to ensure timely introduction of new and updated products

· Sourcing, approaching, and setting up new suppliers

· Use system-generated reports for minimum stock levels to raise new PO’s and report for late PO’s to chase suppliers

· Arrange supplier returns for goods that do not meet requirements

· Attend engineering meetings and design reviews to ensure all components are identified and can be source from suppliers in project timeframes

· Request and review customs documents for all incoming goods from overseas

· Check international stock levels

· Hybrid – up to 3 days working from home


The Buyer Candidate:


· Experience in a buyer / purchasing role

· Experience in manufacturing / automotive industry advantageous but not essential

Luton Bennett

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