• Location
    Blaydon-On-Tyne, Tyne And Wear
  • Salary
    £ 27000 - £ 28000 / Year
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Industrial and Manufacturing
  • External Reference

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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Please apply with your CV to: Summer Walker