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Buyer / Senior Buyer

Salary £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Location Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00062792
Published 12 months ago

Job Description

Buyer / Senior Buyer |SME |Nottingham | £30,000 - £35,000

Macildowie is delighted to be working alongside one of Nottingham's true family-owned businesses to recruit for Buyer or Senior Buyer. An opportunity has arisen for an experienced buyer to lead the procurement team and help make a real difference to the direction of the business.


Leading the team you will be the authority on all things within the business; materials, services, equipment, you will be responsible for the sourcing of it all, with direct autonomy for all sourcing and commercial relationships. Your typical duties would include:

  • Maintain the highest standard of relationships with customers and suppliers
  • Source suppliers, materials, services and equipment at the most commercially competitive rates and within a delivery schedule which is in line with customer expectations
  • Negotiate terms of commercial relationships with new and existing suppliers to ensure the most beneficial agreements
  • Research, monitor and review the quality of materials purchased for the company
  • Manage and maintain stock levels, in order to meet scheduled production but with effort to reduce inventory costs where possible
  • Mentor and train the purchasing assistant


Our client is looking for a buyer with five years' experience within a manufacturing or engineering business who is looking to step up to manage a purchasing department. This is an opportunity to be a really key player within a successful SME, but you will need the experience and work ethic to match.

Why this opportunity?

This is the perfect opportunity for someone wanting to step towards a procurement managers position, with management responsibility, autonomy to run your department and reporting lines into directorial level.

The Offer:

£30,000 - £35,000 Starting Salary

If this sounds like a bit of you, then please get in touch, email me your CV and salary expectations or give me a call on 0115 947 0200. Let's start the conversation and let's see if we can find you your dream move. I'm looking forward to speaking to you.

Tom Mulholland

Macildowie is a specialist recruitment consultancy with a rich history of enhancing the careers of professionals across the Midlands and the Northern Home Counties. We have an unrivalled understanding of the local market place and recruit for the majority of the region's premier employers. To search for all of our live jobs please visit us at http://www.macildowie.com.

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