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7 Sep 2022


Birmingham B11


Permanent full time role

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are looking for an experienced Purchaser Buyer for a company based in Birmingham. You will ideally need an industry background within a Chemicals or materials related field but my client will consider other industries.

The Role

The administration of MRP, place orders with suppliers, chase delivery of goods to ensure on time supply to production processes.To develop relationships with suppliers, monitor costs & identify potential new suppliers.Act to maintain the lowest sustainable purchasing costs and improve terms of business with suppliers.Provide purchasing data to the business to support improvement initiatives.


  • Ordering of necessary goods and services
  • Follow up of purchase orders to ensure on time delivery and expediting late/urgent deliveries
  • Administer and run MRP processes. Ensure Data with SAP system is set correctly and maintained
  • Identify lower cost sources of supply
  • Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms (lead times, payment terms etc)
  • Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs
  • Sourcing of new materials to support product change requests.


  • 3 to 5 years purchasing experience
  • Experienced in using a computer based ordering system (preferably SAP)
  • Strong negotiation, communication, interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Analytical, numerically astute with strong proven problem solving abilities
  • Results orientated
  • Key attention to detail
  • Experience in collecting and analysing data


  • A highly competitive base salary
  • Generous annual bonus scheme
  • Hybrid and flexible work
  • Generous enhanced pension option
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Growth opportunities: our group is growing fast, we are looking for dynamic and motivated individuals to shape it with us!

Closing date is 7.10.2022 Please note this could change subject to suitable applications.

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Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

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  • Job Reference: 706411744-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Hawk 3 Talent Solutions
    Hawk 3 Talent Solutions
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: £35,000
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent