Assistant Buyer

Posted a week ago by Cast UK Limited

Birmingham, West Midlands
£28,000 - £32,000/annum CIPS / Hybrid Working

Role Title



£28,000 - £32,000 + CIPS Support + Hybrid Working

Role Profile

Our client is a leading manufacturing business in the Birmingham area looking to appoint a Buyer into their busy Purchasing team to manage specific categories and work on tender processes.
You will be responsible for the purchasing of a variety of direct and indirect areas of spend, working cross-functionally and confirming tender processes. You will be able to demonstrate a good grounding in a busy function and thrive in sophisticated and growing purchasing environment.

CIPS study supported.

Key responsibilities

  • Issue RFQs and evaluate supplier responses
  • Negotiate prices and terms with suppliers
  • Issue purchase orders and expedite deliveries
  • Maintain accurate purchasing data within the ERP system

Skills & Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience in manufacturing environments, ideally working with highly compliant products and processes
  • Confidence to negotiate terms with suppliers and manage stakeholder relationships at all levels of the business
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong systems skills and good attention to detail

Client information

Our client is a leading business in the Birmingham area. The purchasing team is a fast paced, busy place to work so if you thrive in this environment and are a good multi-tasker this could be the perfect role for you!


£28,000 - £32,000 + CIPS Support + Hybrid Working

Want to recruit a similar role?

Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in, HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK or to discuss how we can find talent for your business then please visit (url removed)

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