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Buyer – Technical Textiles

Buyer – Technical Textiles

  • Burnley

Are you an experienced Buyer from manufacturing / engineering? Can you work autonomously with little guidance?  Have you got strong analytical & reporting skills?

Working closely with the Supply Chain Director, you’ll take ownership of all purchasing for the site.

About You

  • You’ll have a minimum of 5 years experience as a Buyer.
  • It’s essential that you’re self-motivated, assertive and driven.
  • You’ll be taking over from someone who’s been doing a great job for the past 10 years; you must be able to hit the ground running.
  • If you’ve got a CIPS qualification, that’s advantageous.
  • It would be preferable if you’ve previously worked on an ERP system such as SAP or Oracle.
  • Speaking a 2nd European language is desirable but absolutely not a game changer.

About The Job

  • You’ll join as a Buyer in a stand-alone role.
  • It will be your responsibility to order products, services and raw materials for the business.
  • Your suppliers will be a key focus and you will be expected to visit them regularly to negotiate prices, SLA’s and terms.  This may involve overseas travel on occasion.
  • You will control stock and the order management process working with the wider supply chain team.
  • Naturally you’ll need to be commercially astute with the ability to manage a large departmental budget.

About The Company

  • They are a technical textile manufacturer with sites around the globe.
  • There’s been lots of exciting changes within the business over the past couple of years and they’ve seen quite a lot of growth recently.

What You Get

  • A salary of £25-35k.
  • 32 days holiday including bank holidays.
  • Death in service.
  • Private healthcare.



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Job Overview
Buying, Manufacturing, Supply Chain
Offered Salary
£25,000 - £35,000
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