Consumables Buyer

Consumables Buyer

Job Title: Consumables Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: £25,000
REF: 896972
Contact Name: Sophie Rice
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

Our client, a market leading manufacturer of precision engineered fastenings, is looking for a Consumables Buyer. The role is working closely within the purchasing team to ensure purchase orders are placed with approved suppliers and to ensure deliveries are met on time and to the customer requirements.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Ensure purchase orders are placed in a timely manner
  • Progress orders
  • Report and update supplier order progression
  • Ensure purchase orders are accurate
  • Create close working relationships with internal stakeholders
  • Establish and support supplier relationships
  • Constantly seek new suppliers
  • Identify, develop and implement continuous improvement activities throughout operational purchasing

Skills and experience required:

  • Purchasing and MRP system experience desirable
  • Flexible attitude to work
  • Competent in MS Office
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Relationship building skills
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Ability to work under pressure


  • £25,000 per annum
  • Free parking + benefits