15 April 20242024-04-15
Lechlade, Gloucestershire
Salary Negotiable



Salary Negotiable

Our long-standing client is a global leader in their industry! They are currently recruiting for a Buyer to join their busy and growing team!

Buyer Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Place and process purchase orders
  • Work closely with other departments to ensure all deliveries are on time
  • Keep all transactional systems up to date
  • Carry out weekly stock checks for consumable parts and place orders
  • Facilitate purchase orders
  • Maintain relationships with suppliers, actioning acknowledgements, discrepancies, and assist with supplier review meeting
  • Support the Strategic Purchasing Team in generating purchase price variance (PPV) reports in line with business requirements
  • Monitor market pricing and identify areas of opportunity and cost savings
  • Ensure compliance with our standards and approvals and any customer specific requirements are flowed down through the supply chain including exports/imports and ITAR requirements
  • Work in line with control framework and to carry out annual reviews
  • Prepare all documents required for audits both internal and external
  • Maintain the Vendor Base in line with group targets

The ideal Buyer will:

  • Comfortable with Microsoft Office, advanced skills in Excel
  • Have experience in buying and expediting within a manufacturing environment
  • Previous Aerospace/ Defense Sector knowledge (advantageous)
  • CIPS Qualification (or working towards) is beneficial


  • Enhanced pension contributions
  • Healthcare cashback plan
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Site incentive plan
  • Financial wellbeing benefit
  • Discounted online and highstreet shopping and lifestyle vouchers
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Discounted RAC membership
  • Discounted Gym membership
  • 195 hours annual leave plus bank holidays

Jackie Kerr Recruitment is an independent agency that has been established for 26 years.


We strive to provide the ultimate consultancy service to all our candidates. Whether you are looking for permanent or temporary work we pride ourselves in understanding our candidate’s requirements to ensure that we place you in your ideal role.

We have recently heavily invested in new Recruitment Software that provides an online portal. Simply visit jackiekerrrecruitment. com to enter your details and you will receive job alerts, hot off the press.

The portal enables you to update your information and CV at any time, so we always have your latest employment details on record.

So please visit our website and let us help you to find your dream job!

Please note: At Jackie Kerr Recruitment we receive a huge number of applications for each job that is posted. If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of your original application, please go to our website jackiekerrrecruitment. com to apply for other jobs that may be suitable to you.