• Location: North West
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Discipline: Purchase and Supply
  • Posted: 9 August 2022

Are you a Purchaser looking to work for a well-established business in the Bolton Head Office? You will be working for an organically growing company with a close-knit family style bond, who are looking for like-minded people who have drive and ambition to develop their personal skills and help them on their path. Mpeople Recruitment are assisting in the recruitment for a Purchaser. You will be rewarded with a good benefits package along with longevity and loyalty. Hours are Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 5.30 pm. Salary is £20,000- £24,000 dependent on experience. 

Purchaser Duties: 

  • Using our own internal software platform, placing orders, and working with PMs to ensure equipment arrives to the right place at the right time. 
  • Enter new supplier details onto the in-house system and that up to date and supplier evaluation are maintained along with pricing changes to all staff. 
  • Internal and external call handling. 
  • Working in collaboration with the technical team which is where your will be based. 
  • Ensure the supplier list is reviewed and evaluated on a regular basis. 
  • Price negotiation with existing and new suppliers to increase orders and price/terms. 
  • Producing weekly and monthly figures as requested working collaboratively with the Head of Finance and wider team. 
  • Ensuring kit arrives when expected and following up if items are delayed or do not arrive when expected. 
  • Liaise with Suppliers and internal staff and ensure that deliveries are made on the agreed delivery dates.  
  • Provide costings to the Sales Department, Technical Department on request. 
  • Provide updates as required on any changes within the purchasing department on suppliers, pricing, deliveries etc. 
  • Retain all records associated within the Purchasing Departments, purchase orders, supplier appraisals, supplier complaints and material specifications – In line with company. Requirements. 
  • Occasional visiting site/suppliers and meeting in person to improve the working relationship. 
  • Raise purchase orders, running supplier reports, reviewing, and maintaining stock levels. 
  • Order any other items that are requested by the business, any other office duties as required. 
  • Respond to any customer complaints within set guidelines.  
  • Any other office duties as required.  

Purchaser Requirements: 

  • Required experience of working in a similar role for 2 years plus, training will be given on company products 
  • Required you will need to be numerate, have good problem-solving skills with excellent communication both written and verbal.  
  • Must have good relationship building skills and the ability to build rapport quickly.  
  • High attention to detail, with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment whilst prioritising workloads.     
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications, Outlook, Excel, and Word in-house systems     
  • Ability to work to deadlines and targets required. 

Purchaser Benefits: 

  • Employee discount. 
  • Flexitime, ability to work from home some days in the month. 
  • 28 days holidays inclusive of bank holidays. 
  • Salary, expenses, (*expenses/mileage would be covered if/when travelling to client sites). 
  • Ongoing training, phone, laptop. 
  • Quarterly team outings, perkbox. 
  • Pension scheme. 



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