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RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£26,000 to £30,000 per annum
LocationsSouth Yorkshire, Yorkshire & Humber
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted15 October 2018

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This is an excellent opportunity to join one of Sheffield's leading engineering businesses, one which is able to offer progression and development. The ideal candidate is someone who is committed and is looking for growth.

Client Details

Michael Page have partnered with a world leading manufacturer within its field - A centre of excellence in technology, design and engineering. With an outstanding reputation for customer service and an order book which is constantly growing, they are now looking to develop & strengthen their supply chain team and are currently on the market for a Buyer, someone who is looking for an opportunity to grow within a progressive company.


As the Buyer you will have the following responsibilities;

  • Develop and maintain supplier relationships to meet business needs
  • Using various forecasting techniques to manage a vast range of products to maximise availability whilst optimising inventory.
  • Manage a portfolio of production materials and supplies at a local level and offshore
  • Manage inventory to target reductions where appropriate
  • Raise / amend purchase orders as requirements suggest through the MRP system
  • Measure and improve supplier performance and escalate issues to key stakeholders
  • Close liaison with suppliers, customers & the procurement team
  • Working closely with value streams to develop & maintain material replenishment systems, flow improvements and visual ordering triggers


The successful candidate for the Buyer position will ideally have the following key skills and qualities;
  • Working knowledge of MRP/ERP systems

  • Previous experience within a purchasing and supply chain capacity
  • Able to work as part of a team

  • Excellent inter-personal skills with the ability to build successful relationships at all business levels both internally and with suppliers
  • Confident self-starter, able to manage their time effectively to achieve individual and departmental KPI’s and targets
  • Tenacious problem solver able to operate in a demanding business environment
  • Previous experience within an engineering/manufacturing environment

Job Offer

£28,000 - £32,000

CIPS funding

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