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Interim Buyer - 6 Month Contract

Interim Buyer - 6 Month Contract

  • Location

    Stafford, Staffordshire

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  • Salary:

    £17 - £20 per hour

  • Contact:

    Sam Solt

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  • Job ref:

    SS - 14206_1599072646

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Interim Buyer - 6 Month Contract

Interim Buyer required for a 6 month contract in Stafford to manage the buying process for a range of good within a manufacturing environment.

You will apply sourcing policy and act as the interface between suppliers and the business with regards specifications and budgets.


  • Place and follow-up on POs.
  • Manage relationships with suppliers for PO execution.
  • Manage problems and schedule changes.
  • Update ERP.
  • Develops new solutions under guidance and/or in a team setting or based upon precedents in the organizations.
  • Balance both tactical execution with strategic initiatives necessary to drive cost reduction projects.
  • Works together with high level people from the business.
  • Specifies needs, communicates about project approach and presents outcomes of research done.
  • Provides technical / commercial assistance to Commodity Buyers to develop awareness of manufacturing processes and improve product knowledge.
  • Actively participate in supplier performance reviews.
  • Advises Functional managers regarding projects, processes and procedures in the own field.
  • Contributes to project as a team member or leads small projects.


  • Degree qualified
  • 3+ years experience in buying/procurement
  • Comprehensive knowledge of SAP system
  • Strong organisation skills.
  • Strong IT skills.
  • Knowledge of transport of dangerous goods (desirable)

To be considered for the Interim Buyer - 6 Month Contract in Stafford, please apply prior to the close of business Friday 4th September.