Procurement/Buyer – Manufacturing

Nicholas Associates
23 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you have a background within Purchasing/Buying?

Do you want to have responsibility for a purchasing administrator/assistant? Could this be the next step in your career to become a Purchasing Manager/Senior Purchasing officer?

Do you want to work within a large manufacturer who have facilities across the UK?

The basics

Location: Alfreton

Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

Salary: up to £28,000

Role: Temp – Permanent

Holidays: 28 rising to 33 days (When permanently employed)

Benefits: profit related pay paid in July. Sick pay, Pension, Death in service, Private medical health (When permanently employed)

The role in brief:

To purchase all materials to aid manufacture.

Aided by an purchasing administrator you will report into the General Manager for the plant.

Responsible for all materials and supplier management.

The ideal Purchasing Officer/Buyer will have as many of the following in order to strengthen application:

* Previous experience in a Purchasing/Buying role.

* The ability to manage the buying process with a strong focus on ensuring materials are delivered on time

* Any SAGE Experience advantageous

* Understanding of ERP/MRP or similar supply chain systems

* Proficient Microsoft Office use – Strong Excel skills

* A purchasing background within a manufacturing/production/engineering environment highly beneficial

* Strong analytical skills


Stock, Product Availability and Control

* Monitor and maintain stocks of all materials required to manufacture

* Periodic stock checks.

Relationships with Supply Chain Partners

* Develop and maintain positive relationships with supply chain partners

* Query deliveries late to order to ensure subsequent risk does not take place.

* Build and sustain close relationships with external and internal customers.

If you are interested in the Purchasing Officer/Buyer role, please apply immediately due to the urgency of this role. If you have any questions at all please contact Matthew Brown/Steve Brown on (phone number removed)

Nicholas Associates Professional is a highly respected industry leading professional recruitment agency specialising exclusively in Executive Search and Selection, Construction, Engineering and Technical, and Finance and Accountancy roles across the UK and internationally. Working with many of the UK's most well-known client brands, we are passionate about matching the best talent to the best roles.

Nicholas Associates Professional is part of Nicholas Associates Group, a market leading partner of choice for talent management solutions, from Apprentice to Boardroom. For us, it's all about enabling people to be their best.

To find out more about us please visit (url removed)

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