Senior Buyer fixed term contract

Closing Date: 6th April 2020
Reports To: Supply Chain Manager
Position Summary:

Senior Buyer – 9 month FTC

Chadderton, Greater Manchester


The Opportunity

You will be accountable for the supply of materials / components to meet the requirements of the customer base. This includes meeting cost, delivery, quality and service needs. The successful Senior Buyer will be fully empowered to make decisions regarding demand and supply timescales, pricing and supplier selection.


  • Efficient and timely purchase of materials to meet production demands
  • Ensuring suppliers perform to the standard required, sourcing new suppliers where necessary
  • Negotiating win-win relationships with suppliers
  • Expediting orders and keeping relevant departments up to date with progress
  • Ensuring goods are fit for purpose
  • Resolving any invoice queries


Experience Requirements:


  • Professional qualification (CIPS) or relevant experience
  • 5 Years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in Manufacturing industry
  • Thorough understanding of MRP principles
  • Proficient with MS Suite and ERP Software
  • Customer focused and committed to continuous improvement
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong communicator/ negotiator


  • Background in component manufacturing


About Rotork

Rotork is the market-leading global flow control and instrumentation company, helping our customers manage the flow or liquids, gases and powders across many industries worldwide.

Our purpose is Keeping the World Flowing for Future Generations.

For over sixty years, the world has relied on us to create the things that keep everything moving. From oil and gas to water and shipping, pharmaceuticals and food- these are the flows on which our modern world depends.

Today we're respected and admired for our people, performance and products. Our success flows from our commitment to engineering excellence, and that's what we will always pursue, safely and sustainably.

Rotork is going through an exciting period of change and growth, building on our existing market leadership. It's a great time to join us and make an impact in shaping the future of our business.

Location: Chadderton, Greater Manchester, UK
Division: Rotork Instruments
Rotork Office: UK - Chadderton - Bifold
Job Type: Full Time
Area Of Interest: Purchasing
Contact: Yoshi Danily
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