Buyer - 1 Year Contract

Job title : Buyer - 1 Year Contract
Contract type : Permanent
Location : Uxbridge
Sectors :
Salary : £35000 - £45000 per annum + BUPA Healthcare, 10% Employer Pension
Start date : ASAP
Job Reference : SYN3736A_1713805283
Contact name : Joshua McCrow
Contact email :

Buyer - 1 Year CT / Uxbridge / £35,000 - £45,000 / Mon - Thur (4 Day Week)

Are you an experienced Buyer? You could be progressing your career at a world class manufacturing company heavily involved in aerospace and defence sectors.

You will have the opportunity to work with exciting new products lines on a daily basis! You will be managing purchasing and expediting activities for assigned commodities.

Location / Hours / Duration:

Location: You'll be based close to Uxbridge, Middlesex

Hours: 4 days a week - Mon to Thurs 7am - 5pm (37.5 hours a week)

Duration: 1 Year Contract (or less, open to negotiation)

Start Date: ASAP, ideally looking for someone with no/a short notice.

Buyer Duties/Requirements:

  • MUST HAVE experience with IFS ERP software.
  • Identifies and processes requisitions from MRP inventory and non-MRP inventory requirements to meet production planning and sales requirements for assigned commodities.
  • Assists in purchase order acknowledgements (contract acceptance) with suppliers and updates MRP system.
  • Assists in purchase order placement (contract offers) with suppliers.
  • Manages open purchase order report to resolve late and partial shipments with suppliers and updates MRP system.
  • Manages incoming shipment discrepancies with Receiving and/or suppliers.
  • Resolves invoice discrepancies with Finance and/or suppliers.
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in a buying and expediting role preferred
  • Purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Aerospace and Defence sector experience - preferred but not essential.
  • Procurement/ Supply chain qualification or studying towards - CPSM/ MCIPS or equivalent desirable

Salary & benefits:

As a Buyer, you will earn a competitive salary of £35,000 - £45,000 plus benefits including:

  • Pension scheme Employers 10% and Employees 5% contribution.
  • BUPA Private Medical Insurance - Employee paid for by the employer with an option to extend to partners family at a cost to the employee.
  • BUPA Annual Medical - Employee paid optional.
  • Perkbox - Employee Benefits Portal.
  • Compressed Working Week Monday - Thursday.
  • Health and Wellbeing initiatives.

Apply now to find out more about this Buyer opportunity.

Application Process: We aim to respond to all applicants within 5 working days. If you don't receive a response within this period, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Privacy and Data Retention: By applying to this position, you confirm your consent to the retention of your personal data. The data you provide will only be used for recruitment purposes, stored securely, and treated as confidential in compliance with our Privacy Policy. Our T&C's, Privacy Policy, and Disclaimers are available on our website:

Syntech Recruitment Limited: We act as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers.