The 1st Choice for recruitment
in Bedford, Milton Keynes, Huntingdon, Biggleswade and Northampton for over 30 years!
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Are you an experienced Buyer looking for a new position for 2021?
Reporting to the Procurement Manager you will deliver a value for money to the supply chain of our client.
As a buyer you will be responsible for procuring products and components through a range of suppliers.
* You will be aware of market trends, pricing and developments developments for raw materials and products.
* Identify continuous improvement opportunities through engagement with new and existing suppliers.
* Identify potential new suppliers and be able to maintain a great working relationship with all suppliers.
* Raising, issuing and maintaining purchase orders.
* Add new suppliers to the (ASL)
The ideal candidate will:
* Have a relevant degree or above.
* Be CIPS qualified or working towards this.
* Have a minimum of 3 years in a buying position within a manufacturing or engineering.
* Be competent using MRP/ERP systems.
* Having experience dealing with the Far East would be a distinct advantage.
* Have strong excel skills as well as all Microsoft packages.
Please note that at times due to the volume of applications we may not be able to respond to each person individually. If you do not hear from us within 7 days we're sorry you have not been successful this time. Please do not let this stop you applying for other positions you may be suitable for. Good Luck!
1st Choice Staff Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and acts as both an Employment Agency & Business.
Registered Office: 8 St Loyes Street Bedford MK40 1EP
Co Registration No: 07972006
VAT Registration No: 476186512
Bedford (Head Office) - Tel: 01234 210025 Milton Keynes - Tel: 01908 695599 Biggleswade - Tel: 01767 316767 Huntingdon - Tel: 01480 459141 Northampton - Tel: 01604 212169