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Manufacturing Services Division


Renishaw's Manufacturing Services Division is currently seeking to recruit a buyer to join the Project Purchasing Team. This role will support business growth and ongoing investment in new product development, undertaking the procurement of a range of outsourced goods and services.


Working as part of a large team, the successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of supply chain quality, risk, cost control, supplier performance, and relationship management.


• Placement of orders and ongoing order book management
• Expediting orders to ensure goods arrive on time
• Identification and realisation of cost reduction opportunities
• Identification of supply chain risks and mitigation solutions
• Negotiation of supply agreements where required
• Provide management reporting concerns and opportunities
• Ensuring prompt resolution to invoice, quality and delivery queries
• Maintaining accurate records and data within the company MRP system




• Experience working within a purchasing environment ideally within a manufacturing or engineering environment
• GCSE’s at grade C or above in English and Maths


Desirable requirements


• Knowledge of MRP functionality will also be of benefit
• Good computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Office
• Knowledge of MRP functionality will also be of benefit

Person specification

The successful candidate will be able to work using their own initiative as well as working comfortably within a team. They will also have the ability to proactively influence others making sure that business needs are achieved. The candidate will be a hardworking and diligent individual with a positive “can do” attitude.




When you join Renishaw, you're committing to your future career. That's because we believe in developing our people's skills and promoting them internally. We also offer a benefits package that's highly desirable, including a  9% non-contributory pension, discretionary annual bonus and pay reviews, subsidised onsite restaurant, onsite gym, free parking and sports and leisure societies. Of course, we appreciate there’s more to work than the office, so we also offer 25 days holiday, Life Assurance and BUPA Renishaw Health Trust.


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