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Job Title:

Buyer - 10604

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Job Salary:

£30-34K pa

Job Type: Permanent

Our Client based in Dartford is seeking a  Buyer.  The role is offered as a full-time permanent role.  The company offers excellent benefits including health care.


Salary:             £30,000 - £34,000 pa

Hours:             37.5 hours pw, Monday to Friday – flex time available

Location:         Dartford - hybrid working available once trained ~ 2 days a week in the office

Benefits:          21 days holiday rising to 26 with service + 8 BH, 3% annual bonus, health care, subsidised

                        Restaurant plus lots more


The Buyer role will suit candidates with at least two year’s buying experience within a manufacturing, food or pharma industry.


Buyer skills and experience:

  • Good level of education ideally to a minimum of A Level or higher level e.g. relevant degree
  • Ideally qualified or studying for MCIPS - or willing to study
  • Excellent computer skills, especially Excel, good numeracy skills and excellent attention to detail
  • At least two years’ experience in purchasing
  • Possess a high level of analytical skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and a sense of urgency


Buyer’s main duties: 


  • Liaise with warehouse, planning and other stakeholders to place timely purchase orders for KANBAN controlled items and materials.
  • Ensure purchase orders and invoices are coded to the correct cost centres and account codes.
  • Monitor inventory levels, evaluate re-order points and review item minimum order quantities with suppliers.
  • Identify, investigate and evaluate potential new suppliers and initiate the supplier approval process.
  • Create supplier ‘service requests’ where necessary and ensure corrective and preventative measures are put in place.
  • Representing purchasing / supply chain at internal meetings and continuous improvement teams.
  • Collation & presentation of data relevant to purchasing cost saving achievement.
  • Other duties & projects deemed relevant by Supply Chain Manager
  • Add cover to other Supply Chain purchasing team





To apply, please email apply@reactrecruitment.co.uk

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