Buyer (M/F)

  • Company : Alliance Consulting
  • Localisation : Bedfordshire, Bedford - UK - East Midlands
  • Position : Buyer
  • Type of Contract : Permanent contract
  • Date of publication : 2017-12-07
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Job Description


We are experts in Designing and Manufacturing Special Purpose electro-mechanical Machinery located in Bedford and have an immediate requirement for a Buyer to join us on a permanent basis.

You will take full responsibility for our procurement functions, and also manage the Spare parts business. This is an excellent opportunity, working in a growing company manufacturing high quality machinery, to improve our purchasing functions and contribute to the service we provide our customers.

Main duties include:

  • Placing of purchase orders to meet contract deliveries
  • Sourcing of suppliers for new parts
  • Ensuring on time delivery from suppliers
  • Negotiating improved terms
  • Preparation of spare parts quotations for customers
  • Management of spares orders
  • Manage freight services

As an experienced Buyer you will need to demonstrate excellent communication and negotiation skills, good time management and self motivated. Ideally you will have gained experience in an engineering environment.

When applying for this role, please indicate your current salary (plus benefits package), minimum salary required, notice period and your reasons for wishing to move from your current company. Alliance Consulting is acting as an employment agency in this respect. Alliance Consulting specialise in the placement of engineers throughout the UK. By sending us your CV you are explicitly consenting to our processing of your personal data on a computer database and/or in manual files for the purpose of evaluating your application for employment. This processing will be carried out in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998. By applying for this role you hereby consent to us submitting your CV to our client. If you do not wish your CV to be sent to our client then you must clearly state this to us. Equally, if there are any companies that you do not wish your CV to be sent to (for whatever reason), then please let us know of this when you apply.

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Buyer, purchasing, logistics, procurement, engineering, manufacturing
  • Start date :
  • Term :
  • Experience Required : 2 to 4 years
  • Salary : £27000 - £35000 per annum
  • References : 886465_1512659517
  • Activity area : Aerospace Engineering

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