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  • Lancashire
  • Contract
  • £10.64 - £15.64 per hour


Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Samlesbury as a Buyer.

The role will be an initial 12 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to join the existing Manufacturing Capital Equipment procurement team, working as a Buyer responsible for capital equipment and operational maintenance procurement on behalf of our client.

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertake supplier assurance activities (including checking credit ratings, ISO, SSIP, insurance, etc…)
  • Ensure compliance with company governance policies and procedures
  • Lead / assist in annual service contract renewals including; requirements validation, competitive tendering, contract term & price negotiations
  • Raise purchase orders in line with agreed terms
  • Support of category strategy actions and initiatives
  • Actively identify and deliver continuous improvements and savings in support of the Indirect Procurement Services Value Proposition

Key skills & qualifications


  • Comfortable operating in a team working environment from various locations including: home / office / manufacturing sites
  • Ability to follow and apply governance policies
  • Competent communicator across a range of stakeholder levels and business areas
  • Have a determined, proactive and flexible approach
  • Ability to work under pressure whilst ensuring deadlines are met
  • Experience with Word and Excel programmes


  • Experience working within the manufacturing sector

What we’re looking for in you

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.
  • Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Lancashire

Rate: £15.64 per hour (inside IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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