Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity



Job Description:

Job Title: Buyer
£30-35k per annum
Location: Maidenhead


Due to continued expansion our client are looking for a Buyer to join their team on a permanent basis.


As a Buyer your duties will include:

  • Application and daily management of purchase orders with correct controls, in line with business requirements.
  • Cost effective sourcing of non-contractual requirements, including requirements not associated with general production.
  • Provide feedback into the manufacturing function of supplier deliveries.
  • Monitoring of inventory parameters, in line with commodity trends/supplier restraints.
  • Process paperwork generally associated with the day to day purchasing function e.g., invoice queries, goods receiving issues, etc.
  • Identifying problems with suppliers and working with management to resolve issues.
  • Ensure timely delivery of products from suppliers and to cost effectively, resource any product that has been identified as undeliverable within the required timescales.
  • To secure the supply of any product that is subject to an all-time buy notification, including any shortfalls that have occurred since the original requirement.
  • To process the return of any material of questionable quality to the supplier and ensuring appropriate credits are received.
  • To process any material deemed in need of repair or in need of further external process (sub-contracting) prior to consumption within manufacturing.
  • Support NPI and engineering teams.

The successful Buyer will have the below experience:

  • Proven background of negotiation, with regard to cost and delivery.
  • A good understanding of commercial, contract and financial aspects of Procurement.
  • Communication skills at all levels.
  • MCIPS preferred.
  • Proficient user of Word and Excel.

 If you are interested in the above opportunity please click apply or contact Lara at Orion Reading today, thank you.


  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation

    United Kingdom

  • Industry Sector Engineering, Utilities
  • Years Experience

    2+ years

  • Career Level

    Experienced (Non-Manager)

  • Educational level

    'A' level/Higher or equivalent

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