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Role: Buyer  

Location: Sheffield

Salary: Upto £30,000

Type: Maternity Cover (12 Months)

Hours: Monday – Thursday 8.30am – 4.30pm  Friday 8.30am – 3pm

Role Overview

2fawcett have an exciting opportunity for a Buyer to join the Supply Chain team of a Construction business based in Sheffield on a 12 Month Fixed Term Contract This role will be an exciting, varied and fast paced role and would be well suited for you if you have experience of purchasing in an engineering environment and are looking to further develop your skills in a Buying role.

Role Responsibilities

  • Administer and monitor the MRP system
  • Monitor stocks levels in line with current stock holding policy
  • Process Sales Orders with accurate dates based on material availability.
  • Update the Shipping by Warehouse report during the day
  • Raising purchase orders upon receipt of a purchase requisitions
  • Expediting purchase orders
  • Update Visual ERP system with current exchange rates for oversees purchases
  • Run overdue reports and follow up with suppliers.
  • Ensure material is available to suit assembly and packing requirements
  • Liaise with Engineering to ensure the correct drawings are sent for manufacture/quoting


  • Proficiency in Excel. V Lookup, pivot tables
  • Ability to establish relationships with internal and external sources.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Experience of purchasing in an engineering environment desired but not essential.
  • Knowledge of ERP software databases
  • Experience of an MRP purchasing system.

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