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Interim Buyer

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£20,000 to £25,000 per annum
LocationsSouth Yorkshire, Yorkshire & Humber
Contract TypePermanent or Interim
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted10 July 2018

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One of my most trusted clients within the Sheffield area is now looking to recruit a Interim Buyer on an interim basis, as they look strengthen their supply chain function. They are looking for an experienced purchasing professional, with strong knowledge around castings, and a background in engineering.

Client Details

The client which I'm representing are a world leading manufacturer within its field - A centre of excellence in technology, design and engineering. They are a business who truly believe in developing and delivering training methods which will drive the very best results. Due to growth they're looking for an experienced Interim Buyer to join their growing team, based north of Sheffield.


The Interim Buyer will be responsible for source, selection, negotiation and the purchase of all commodities within the business. You will be required to manage the supply chains in support of internal/external customer requirements and support appropriate metrics, and reporting as required by the business. You will also be required to assist in the process to manage and carry out vendor analysis, and provide recommendations for source selection in support of bid and proposal activities, procurement and as needed to support the business.


The successful candidate for the Interim Buyer Buyer role will have the following key skills and qualities.
  • Immediately available

  • Strong negotiation and cost analysis skills, influencing, Inter-personal, Communication, IT including SAP or equivalent, vendor management

  • Experience within the Oil & Gas industry

  • Experience within a manufacturing/sub contract assembly environment

  • Experience with the procurement of a variety of commodities including raw materials, electronics, connectors, power suppliers, cable assemblies, sheet metalwork, machining and castings.

  • CIPS qualified, or HNC, Degree level in business, mechanical / electrical engineering.

Job Offer

Salary dependable on experience £30,000 - £40,000

3 month interim contract with a view of it going permanent

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