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Ford & Stanley Recruitment

Indirect Buyer

The Situation

Ford & Stanley are currently partnered with a rolling stock maintenance specialist who work out of a large purpose-built facility; with a diverse set of capabilities, they require a variety of indirect services and so are looking for an Indirect Buyer to manage the process. You will be responsible for procuring all indirect products and services within the business.

This role is a fixed term contract until April 2025.

Responsibilities and Role details

  • You will be looking for cost-saving opportunities and execute purchase orders in line with given timelines.
  • You will support the development of supplier relationships and play a key role in evaluation of offers and negotiations.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Experience in an In-Direct Procurement role. Manufacturing experience is desirable.
  • Contract Management experience.
  • Proficient user of SAP or similar MRP Systems
  • Confident user of Microsoft Excel
  • CIPS or other Procurement Qualifications is desirable.

Location & Working Model

  • Milton Keynes
  • Hybrid working (2 days remote per week)


  • £30,000 – £36,000 per year
  • This role is a fixed term contract until April 2025.

About Ford & Stanley Group

Ford & Stanley Group are in the business of people and performance. Our mission is to create one million better workdays through facilitating great recruitment, leadership and occupational mental fitness.

Ford & Stanley Group Ltd is a Disability Confident Committed employer and is committed to a policy of equal opportunities for all opportunity seekers. We shall adhere to such a policy at all times and will review on an on-going basis all aspects of recruitment to avoid unlawful or undesirable discrimination. We will treat everyone equally irrespective sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief or political beliefs and we place an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy.

Key words

Buyer, Indirect Buyer, Procurement, Purchasing.

    • Job type: Fixed Term Contract
    • Location: Wolverton
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:£27000 - £36000

    This opportunity is being managed by:

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    Myles Robinson

    Recruitment Consultant