England, Tyne and Wear
£27000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
12 Jan 2021
09 Feb 2021
JN -012021-161687
Summer Walker
Retail, Buying
Contract Type
Full Time

Do you have experience within purchasing? Have you worked within manufacturing previously?

Adecco are proud to be working with a well-established company who are seeking a Buyer to join their expanding team.


  • CIPS qualified
  • A strong self-starter who is process driven
  • Experience of purchasing in a manufacturing environment
  • Adept in the use of SAP with a good understanding
  • A logical mind, someone who has a systematic and analytical approach to fault finding and problem solving
  • Self-assured and confident, with the ability to communicate well at all levels


  • Full responsibility of key purchasing functions, overseeing and carrying out all tactical duties
  • Strategic supply chain planning through analysis of the current supply chain base and similar manufacturing processes
  • Sourcing new suppliers and improving the process wherever possible. Auditing alongside other teams and generating analytics reports
  • Maximising gross profit by drawing upon manufacturing knowledge
  • Monitoring production schedules, ensuring purchase orders are raised in a timely manner
  • Negotiating costs, terms and conditions with current and prospective suppliers

Location: Cramlington

Salary: up to £27-£28k

Working days: Monday-Friday

Working hours: 8am-4pm

Duration of contract: Permanent

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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