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Job Reference: 31397_1517843882
Location: West Midlands
Discipline: Procurement
Salary Range:

£25000 to 35000 per Annum

Job Type: Permanent

Buyer/Senior Buyer



Circa £30k plus benefits

A leading Automotive Tier 1 Supplier is recruiting a Buyer/Senior Buyer for their purchasing team in Birmingham

It will be an advantage if you have experience of working within the automotive industry and have a CIPS qualification.


* Supplier selection, appraisals and negotiation of terms and conditions.
* Purchasing of a range of parts, components and materials from suppliers across the UK and abroad.
* Working closely with suppliers to ensure smooth delivery of parts and components.
* Develop a cost down plan and achieve cost down targets.
* Control of supply issues.

Experience and skills required

* Previous experience as a buyer or senior buyer within a manufacturing environment, preferably within automotive manufacturing
* Experienced in using an MRP system or SAP
* Experienced in operating in a demanding and complex purchasing department in a Manufacturing environment
* You need to be an excellent communicator at all levels and need to be very organised with a high level of attention to detail.

The business is looking to have the right person in this role as soon as possible. If you feel you have the right skills and experience necessary, please apply communicating your salary expectations and notice period/availability

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

ASC Connections is a leading recruitment business specialising within areas of Technical, Business and IT services. We operate as an Employment Business or an Employment Agency for all temporary and permanent roles respectively.

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