What people say about us...

"A big thank you Lorna and all at the Dane Partnership Team for all the guidance and support that you gave me throughout my recruitment process. All the information and time that you gave, both professionally and informally especially helped me to prepare for my interview ...

View our Testimonials »

Bookmark and Share

Vacancy Details

The Vacancy details are below

« back


POSITION FILLED Buyer, Circa £26k + 1/4ly bonus + benefits - Hereford

Buyer – Circa £26k + 1/4ly bonus + benefits - Hereford

The world's leading innovator and manufacturer in their specialist sector - 100+ years of history and experience in the industry with the processes and know how allowing them to offer the industry's widest range of products - now seeking to recruit a commodity buyer, suiting those with ambition where prospects are outstanding within this site, and also within the parent group of companies.



  • Lead sourcing exercises to develop and maintain a competitive supply base
  • Negotiate with suppliers to optimise cost, quality and delivery
  • Put in place robust commercial and contractual relationships with major services and suppliers
  • Implement and maintain appropriate KPIs to measure service/supplier performance
  • Work with production planning and others to ensure all services are carried out in accordance with the applicable company policies and SOX controls
  • Review and assess current and future services contracts
  • Issue, review and assess Requests for Quotations to potential suppliers
  • Ensure services are available to meet the needs of internal customers
  • Work with the Materials, Purchase & Contracts Managers to review and revise current department policies & procedures, including SOX Compliance



  • Ideally educated to degree level
  • Minimum 2-3 years previous buying experience/qualification within a fast paced environment
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to represent the company in sometimes challenging environments
  • Results driven
  • Leadership potential, ambitious


PACKAGE:  Up to £26k (negotiable dependent upon experience), quarterly bonuses (in region of 10-12% per annum)  + pension scheme, life insurance, 37.5 hour week, 33 days annual leave (including bank holidays), share purchase scheme. Employer of choice with outstanding prospects.

How To Apply/Find Out More:  Applications in writing by sending a CV and covering letter on email to Nataile  - danep@danepartnership.co.uk No agencies please. We have a much more personal, hands on approach to our recruitment processes, maintaining rapid response to enquiries and open communications throughout.