£18500 to £19000 PA Permanent

Expanding Oldham manufacturer and distributor are looking to recruit an additional person.

Some Job responsibilities / Key Tasks:

  • Procure a range of raw materials
  • Review Requisitions /MRP and consolidate where possible
  • Obtain quotations from approved suppliers
  • Timely conversion of requisitions to Purchase orders
  • Gain order acknowledgements and expedite to project requirements
  • Highlight any concerns to the Purchase manager regarding part supply
  • Identify and materialize savings
  • Liaise with Planning and Production to ensure requirements can be met
  • Liaise with Planning and engineering regarding part issues
  • Ensure job cards are issued in a timely manner to Stores
  • Work with Quality engineers to resolve issues and return to vendor of materials
  • Assist Purchase manager with strategic projects / tasks
  • Process COTS & stock requirements through requisitions & other triggers
  • Work within the larger purchase department for joint projects / strategies


Person Specification:

  • Must be comfortable working in both teams and as an individual.
  • Good communication skills with all levels of authority
  • Able to consider multiple issues to gain the best solution
  • Confident in their own skills and able to work autonomously
  • Good to advance level in Microsoft office (excel is a must)
  • Willingness and drive to develop within a purchase vocation
  • Previous purchasing experience an advantage but not essential


Excellent opportunity with many benefits including early finish Friday and 25 days holidays plus stats. 


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