Materials Buyer

  • Location
    Warrington, Cheshire
  • Salary
    £ 27500 - £ 30000 / Year
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Purchasing and Procurement
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Procurement & Supply Chain - Buyer / Puchasing

Adecco Warrington are on the lookout for an experienced Materials Buyer/Operations Assistant for our incredibly successful client based in Risley, Warrington.

The ideal candidate will have held a previous role as a Buyer or a similar position within Purchasing/Procurement. Are you looking for your next challenge within supplier management in a manufacturing, industrial, production or engineering sector? This could be the role for you...

You will have the drive to work with suppliers in partnership, helping both parties to work accurately, efficiently and cost effectively.

Working hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 - 4:30pm with a 3:30pm finish on a Friday.


Salary: £27,500 per annum - negotiable dependent on experience.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintaining positive, long-term relationships with Suppliers

  • Research new suppliers and make recommendations to the Purchasing Manager.

  • Obtain quotes for materials requested by the Sales department in line with Customer RFQ

  • Evaluate quotes and negotiate prices and delivery with focus on achieving best price and quality.

  • Raise Purchase Orders, Call Off orders and maintain in Oracle MRP / ERP system.

  • Progressing of orders to ensure specified dates are met and the correct items and quantities are received.

  • Updating and maintaining internal databases and ERP system with records of orders, deliveries, invoices, contracts & supplier approvals.

  • Identify and maintain quality standard requirements and ensure all products meet the required standards.

  • Communicating supply chain delays and risks with key stakeholders.

  • Monitor Inventory - including stock take planning and participation.

  • Support Production personnel with the efficient running of the production office.

  • Generate intercompany purchase orders for raw material and consumables.

  • Responsible for all factory MRO's / factory & office consumables.

  • Any other administration duties required by the manager

Experience Required:

  • CIPS Level 3 (desirable)

  • Customer focused with strong communication skills (written & oral).

  • Good administration skills (word, excel, access)

  • Oracle MRP / ERP experience beneficial

  • Customer orientated

If this is the perfect role for you call Alexandra on 01925 401580 today!

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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Alexandra Holt