£21000 to £21000 PA Permanent

Our expanding Tameside Client is looking to recruit an experienced Technical Buyer. Our client is a well respected, worldwide manufacturing organisation based in Greater Manchester.

  • As the Technical Buyer you will be responsible for:
    • Raising of purchase orders and dealing with suppliers
    • Researching sources of supply for current and prospective products
    • Global sourcing and substitution for lower cost/improved service.
    • Preparing costings for tender submissions
    • Auditing current buying costs/sources-Achieving cost savings
    • Negotiate optimum terms and conditions
    • Work towards cost saving targets
    • Required to assist with exports and imports (holiday cover)

    Candidate Profile

    • Excellent telephone manner and good communication skills
    • Purchasing experience in technical products is an advantage
    • Able to work on own initiative and able to prioritise work load
    • Independent and able to work within a team
    • Excellent negotiating skills.
    • Comprehensive understanding in Microsoft office-Particularly Excel and Sage 200
    • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure where necessary
    • Flexibility in meeting changing deadlines

Hours and Benefits: 

  • 8.45 – 4.30 (4 pm on Friday)
  • 22 days holidays
  • Part Time option can be considered
  • Company parking, canteen facilities
  • Lovely plush offices

Online applications followed by video call will be conducted if suitable.

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