Buyer - Maternity Cover

Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Salary: £25,000 - £26,000 pa
Reference: PH / BBBH14624
Type: Contract
Sector: Purchasing, Professional & Technical Support
Deadline: 21/08/2021

The company

Brewster Partners are working with a highly successful company based in the South of Sheffield. We are seeking an experienced Buyer to cover a period of maternity cover for approximately 11 months. You will be part of a historic company who are key players in their market, and responsible for all indirect and direct purchasing activities.

The job

  • Raising and receiving approval of all purchase orders along with guaranteeing all goods are compliant with the required specifications and Health and Safety Regulations
  • Ordering materials required in a timely and efficient manner and in line with company purchasing policyRegularly review the costs and quality on goods and supplier performance to ensure the best supplies are used by the company
  • Negotiating cost savings and lead times with suppliers whilst maintaining quality
  • Identifying suitable new suppliers
  • Working closely with engineering and production ensuring correct specification of materials purchased
  • Liaising with suppliers regarding orders, pricing and lead times
  • Processing a large volume of orders for payment on a monthly basis, liaising with suppliers and purchase ledger on any discrepancies
  • Handling internal and external queries

The person

  • CIPS qualification (desirable)
  • Purchasing background
  • Experience of working in an engineering/manufacturing background
  • Experience working within budgets
  • Familiar with MRP & MRO systems
  • Knowledge of standard purchasing procedures
  • Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Able to work to strict deadlines
  • Good IT skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Strong organisation skills and attention to detail

The benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension scheme
  • Free parking

If this role is of interest please click apply!


Paige Hudson
Senior Recruitment Consultant
Brewster Partners Recruitment Group


To apply for this job, please send your CV to the email above or to quoting "Vacancy: Buyer - Maternity Cover, Reference: PH / BBBH14624". Thank you for your interest.