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  • Job reference: RMS0203794


  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 13/12/2018
  • Duration: 2 weeks
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The Role:
Our client, the multinational American company, specialised in producing equipment and components for the oil and gas industry is looking for an experienced Buyer to join their site in Middleton Manchester.

Primary responsibilities:

- Interviewing suppliers to obtain price, specifications and delivery information.

- Negotiation of the price, quality, quantity and terms.

- Expedition delivery of items to ensure that merchandise, supplies and equipment are forwarded within agreed timescale.

- Ensuring that a Purchase Order is created correctly.

- Assisting with qualifying and auditing suppliers.

- Working with Materials Management to evaluate inventory supply and reordering.

- Training staff on submitting purchase orders

- Tracking purchase status

- Assisting other departments with problem resolution involving discrepancies between purchase order, delivered quantity, quality and/or price.

- Developing and maintaining supplier relationships on an on-going basis.

- Evaluating supplier performance.

Person Specification:

- Proven purchasing experience preferably with an engineering manufacturing background.
- MCIPS qualified or working towards
- Working knowledge in a similar position
- Working knowledge of materials purchasing for manufacturing/ engineering.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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