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Project Buyer

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    Milton Keynes

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    £31000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Charlie Webster

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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TXM Recruit are looking for a Project Buyer to join a rapidly expanding engineering company in Milton Keynes.

Role Responsibilities:
  • Source, build, maintain and manage supplier relationships and keep up good communications.
  • Prepare and raise purchase orders and order schedules for materials, components, or services in line with specified cost, quality, and delivery targets.
  • Review all vendors and suppliers on regular basis
  • Make professional decisions in a fast-paced environment.
  • Act as an interface between suppliers and other relevant departments on purchasing processes within new projects and activities.
  • Prepare reports and updates as and when required, and compile data relating to supplier performance (KPI)
  • Monitor, ensure products are delivered/received on time as per due dates
  • Support research for new components and suppliers where applicable
  • Ensure that all purchases are from acceptable sources, in line with the company procedures & ISO standards.
  • Support compliance to company guidelines, purchasing policies and procedures and OJEU guidance during supplier negotiations and contracts award process.
  • Assist in reducing the value and volume of stock held on site to an acceptable level through engagement with Operations and the Warehouse.
  • Undertake Supplier Audits as required.

Role Requirements:
  • Previous experience in a Buyer's role
  • CIPS 3/4 is advantageous 
  • Engages interest and participation of others and has a collaborative approach to working together.
  • Proactively contributes to the team, and committed to teams development

If you are CIPS qualified the client is able to offer £35,000 per annum. If you are not CIPS qualified please still click 'APPLY' as we are able to offer a slightly lower salary of £31,000 per annum.