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Posted 5 January by Butler Ross Ended

A fantastic opportunity for a Buyer to join a market leading manufacturer based in Milton Keynes with a salary range of £25-35 k. Flexible on level of experience, this role would be perfect for a buyer who wants a Senior Buyer, or Commodity Manager position, or a Junior buyer who wants to step up to a Buyer. The Buyer will sit in the purchasing department, with excellent progression opportunities in a family feel environment.

Candidates will have previous experience within purchasing or procurement specifically within a technical manufacturing environment and Ideally with electronic components, at Buyer or Senior Buyer or level.

Role responsibilities of the Buyer include:

  • Management of ordering parameters within the MRP system.
  • Formulating enquiry packages for the buying team
  • Generation of weekly & monthly reports in support of the purchasing department.
  • Procurement of development parts and equipment.
  • Develop into the role of a commodity contact point for enquiries.
  • Closing of purchase invoices with vendors and processing of returns and credit.
  • Ordering of bespoke components/consumable items to support our drive to meet the production deadlines.
  • General administrative work to ensure this aspect of the department runs smoothly.

Person Specification of the Buyer:

  • Previous experience in a purchasing or procurement or Buyer role within a manufacturing/electronics and electro-mechanical industry
  • Experience in dealing with external vendors
  • MRP experience and IT literate
  • Work within strict deadlines to complete & prioritise allocated tasks with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work under pressure


Up to £35k

This role will be well suited to you if you have held a role within purchasing or procurement as a buyer, sourcing specialist, procurement officer, commodity manager, commodity buyer, category manager, senior buyer or junior buyer.

Required skills

  • Procurement
  • Purchasing
  • Sourcing
  • Buyer
  • Commodities

Reference: 34151880

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