Job Title: Buyer
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Wiltshire
Salary: £15.00 per hour, Benefits: Free- parking onsite
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 115100804
Contact Name: Sharon Hall
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 14, 2019 13:25

Job Description

Pertemps- The Face of Recruitment are looking for a full-time 6 month temporary contracted  Buyer from a Manufacturing background to work in Cheltenham.

Free Parking on-site.

Working hours : 37 per week

Salary is : £15.00 per hour

The position holder should have:

Substantial experience in Buying/Purchasing from a manufacturing background. The ability to clearly and logically present information.
Excellent communication and organisation skills with ability to operate as part of a team encompassing all company business departments. Disciplined enthusiasm with a good attention to detail and a positive can-do attitude.


Identify, assess and develop suppliers and subcontractors to support Company business needs and objectives. Support bid and proposal meetings with relevant supplier information to enable objective Make/Buy decisions.
Compile Data Packs for competitive sub-contracts including Statement of Work, drawing packs, specifications and appropriate terms and conditions to align with front end contracts requirements.
Issue Data Packs and analyse supplier responses and present conclusions.
Negotiate acceptable terms and conditions, prices, lead-times and other relevant terms which align with project objectives, schedules and budgets.
Liaise with suppliers and subcontractors during the contract, measuring performance and agreeing corrective action plans and/or applying contract terms where necessary.
Achieve 'best' performance standards from suppliers and subcontractors to obtain goods and services of the right quality at competitive prices and on time delivery.
Liaise with Finance Department to arrange credit facilities, pro formas and payment.
Obtain quotations for COTS purchases and commodities.
Raise and place purchase orders and purchase order amendments.  Follow up order acknowledgements and supplier correspondence. Ensure version control of requirement documentation issued to suppliers is recorded on the purchase orders and that amendments are issued to the supplier and recorded by purchase order amendment.


If you are an experienced Buyer from a manufacturing or Engineering background please send your CV to PERTEMPS CHIPPENHAM BRANCH or call 01249 467665.