• Location: North West
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Discipline: Purchase and Supply
  • Benefits: Sick pay, discount scheme, length of service recognition, pension, 22 days holidays plus bank holidays increasing
  • Posted: 4 May 2022

Are you a Buyer looking for a new job opportunity? Mpeople are currently working with a well-established international supply business in Bolton. The company has multiple sites both in the UK and overseas, you will be based at the Bolton office. You will be rewarded with a company that supports staff’s personal growth with career progression, ongoing training, fantastic supportive colleagues, paid medical appointments, company sick pay, rewards length of service, company social events and more.  Salary £25,665 - £31,534 dependent on experience. Hours Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm (37.5 hours per week).

Buyer Duties:  

  • Management of the authorised supplier list. 
  • Dealing with enquiries from suppliers and clients and establish pricing to support customers and the business. 
  • Introducing new suppliers as appropriate to meet the current and future needs of the business.  
  • Be pivotal in providing value for money and ensuring that supplier performance is of a high standard. 
  • Develop strong professional working relationships with Suppliers / Clients.  
  • Liaising with suppliers to gain quotes, cost reductions, payment terms, source core products and maintain key performance indicators.  
  • Negotiating prices with suppliers to ensure that the best rates are secured, track savings, long term benefits, new products and provide supplier reviews both existing and new.  
  • Managing the assets/stock of the business, ensuring that the in-house database is accurate and processes for withdrawal of stock are followed and up to date delivery, dates and times are correct.    
  • Answering all incoming calls and directing them to the relevant departments.  
  • Adhere to all workplace office procedures.    
  • Maintain good working knowledge of systems and continuing updates.  

Buyer Requirements:  

  • Required 4 years' experience in a similar role in supply, manufacturing or a transferable industry.  
  • Required Excel, Word and proficient in Microsoft packages with knowledge of CRMS or ERP. 
  • Required excellent written and verbal communication skills with a high attention to detail analytical in approach and the ability to multi-task and prioritise workloads.   
  • Maintain deadlines, targets and worked in a fast-paced environment.  
  • Stong interpersonal skills, able to work as part of a team and on own initiative.   

Buyer Benefits:  

  • 22 days holidays plus bank holidays increasing with longevity. 
  • Eye care vouchers, company sick pay, pension, paid medical appointments.  
  • Length of service reward, company discount scheme, company social events. 
  • On-site parking. 


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