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Purchasing / Buyer

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Location: Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire Contract Type: Contract
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum Industry: Procurement Officer Jobs
Posted: 26 days ago Contact: Laura Hassall
Apply by: 27/10/2017 Contact Email:

Buyer/ Purchasing
£17,000-19,000 per annum
Maternity cover up to 12 months

ST1- Hanley

Meridian Business Support are currently recruiting for a Buyer in Stoke on Trent, full time to cover a maternity cover for up to 12 months.

The role

  • Placing purchase orders and expediting deliveries in line with the MRP system
  • Create and maintain the material aspects on projects
  • Expedite or de-expedite materials from suppliers to meet changing production requirements.
  • Identify any supplier issues to the supply chain manager
  • Negotiate the best pricing and improved delivery times for new quotes
  • Provide the correct manufacturing documentation
  • To work alongside quality to ensure suppliers are meeting required standards of quantity and delivery
  • Create supplier masters
  • Work closely with the supply chain manager to create and control the PSL

Person specification

  • MUST have purchasing experience
  • Computer literate in MS Excel and Word, minimum
  • NVQ 3 or above
  • People skills
  • Be self motivated
  • Excellent communicator
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Problem solver


Call Laura on 01782 272400 or email your CV to

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Business.