Basingstoke 01256 336 100

Winchester 01962 865 152


  • Location

    Basingstoke, Hampshire, England

  • Salary

    £30k per year

  • Contract


  • Reference


We are working with a world leader here based in Basingstoke who are seeking an experienced Buyer to join their small team. The role will be to purchase manufactured part and services to meet the companies cost, quality and delivery requirements.

The role will require you to:

  • Place purchase orders and action data as required.
  • Identify potential opportunities that may lead to improvements in cost, quality and delivery and then assist the Purchasing Manager in resulting investigations and negotiations with Suppliers.
  • Raise and process documentation for returning defective parts to suppliers.
  • Liaise as necessary with sub-contractors and materials control to ensure continuity of supply.
  • Progress suppliers as required by Computer demand date and report data statistics to the Purchasing Manager on a weekly basis.

Key Abilities & Experience

  • Previous experience of purchasing manufactured parts and supporting the engineering and production teams.
  • Experience of purchasing manufactured parts from technical/engineering drawings would be an advantage.
  • Proven experience in negotiating best terms on price, delivery and service and of internal customer liaison, as well as a good understanding of the need to satisfy customer demands and expectations.
  • Knowledge of MRP/ERP systems.
  • CIPS qualification would be an advantage, but is not essential.
  • The role may require occasional UK and overseas travel and a willingness to work overtime when required.

1-1 Recruitment is one of the leading recruitment agencies for jobs in Basingstoke for permanent, temporary and contract recruitment solutions. Due to the high volume of applications we are receiving, if you do not hear from a consultant within 5 days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. In the meantime please keep an eye on for any other potential vacancies.

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