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Matthew Hartwell

Operations Senior Recruitment Consultant

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For more information call Matthew Hartwell on 01295 983578

Buyer Planner

Job Details

Warehouse & Logistics
£25000 - £27000 per annum

Job Description

Our client is a pioneering and globally recognised manufacturer who specialise in bespoke, high quality engineered components and assemblies, based in Haddenham. Due to continued investment, they are now looking to acquire the services of a knowledgeable and experienced Buyer Planner. The successful candidate must have previous extensive knowledge and experience in Supply Chain or Purchasing within a manufacturing environment. This is a fantastic opportunity to further your career within a thriving, dynamic business with a fantastic benefits package and a respected brand name.

Main responsibilities:

  • Place and rescheduling purchase orders using ERP suggestions.
  • Support with Inventory Management / levels / stock targets.
  • Working closely with the overseas team to coordinate with Far East suppliers.
  • Working closely with internal customers on delivery and stock levels.
  • Negotiating with suppliers to drive cost reduction.
  • Management of B & C Class suppliers for chosen commodity.
  • Sending RFQ to suppliers and consolidating prices.
  • Other tasks from time to time as required by the business

Key Skills & Experience:


  • Computer literate (MS Office: Word, Excel).
  • Excellent phone manner.
  • Ability to work at a fast pace in a changing environment.
  • Previous Supply Chain or Purchasing experience within a manufacturing environment.
  • A strong team player with a positive attitude.
  • Ability to communicate politely and effectively with a variety of people.
  • An enthusiastic and energetic “can-do” nature.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

Additional Information:

If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please submit an up-to-date CV including details about your current or most recent salary and your availability/notice period. You can also email or call Matthew Hartwell on or 01295 983578 for a discreet and confidential discussion about the role.

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