Specialist Buyer

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  • Location: County Tyrone

  • Salary: £35 - 45k

  • Sector: Manufacturing

  • Closing Date:

  • Job type: 

  • Contact: Janette McCleave

  • Contract Type: Permanent

Our client is a well established manufacturing company in Co Tyrone who are currently in the market for a Specialist Buyer.

The successful Buyer will be required to research new and additional sources of supply with a focus on cost and quality.


  • Identify and evaluate potential new supply sources
  • Oversee the integration of new suppliers into existing company purchasing procedures
  • Carry out periodic supplier audits to ensure appropriate standards are being maintained
  • Prepare & implement supplier risk mitigation plans
  • Identify and take responsibility for projects that will improve the purchasing department
  • Obtain best pricing for purchased material to achieve cost savings whilst maintaining full quality priorities
  • Ensure the timely purchase of designated raw materials to meet production scheduling needs
  • Build strong working relationships with supplier network
  • Undertake company travel as required


  • Minimum of 2-3 years purchasing/supply chain experience in a fast-paced manufacturing or engineering environment
  • Experience co-ordinating and dealing with the importing of raw materials from outside NI
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and on own initiative
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate projects to successful completion
  • Willingness to undertake travel for company business as required
  • Full driving license and access to own transport
  • Excellent, effective communication skills both verbal & written

Salary is in the region of £35 – 45k depending upon experience, package includes healthcare, flexible working hours and an early Friday finish!

For further information please email your CV through the link or call +44 2890 826044.

By applying for this role you are consenting to Energis Recruitment holding your details for a period of 12 months to be considered for other roles. As a candidate you have the right to consent or object to this.

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