Senior Buyer

Due to the award of new programmes and expansion a leading manufacturer has a new vacancy for a Senior Buyer. Candidates are sought with purchasing experience gained in a manufacturing/production environment with a proven track record of developing supplier agreements and driving supply chain improvements.

Commutable from: Coventry, Birmingham, Leicester, Rugby, Leamington Spa, Kenilworth.

Salary: £ 38,000 - £ 46,000 plus benefits

Suitable for: Senior Buyer, Buyer, Procurement Officer, Purchasing Manager.

The Role

Working for this global organisation candidates will be responsible for improving and developing purchasing and procurements activities, including supply chain improvements, delivering cost savings, contract negotiation and agreeing supplier arrangements.

Key responsibilities:

Establish and develop supplier base

Drive supply chain improvements

Negotiating supplier agreements

Sourcing services and components

Receive and analyse quotations

Negotiate with suppliers and make commercial recommendations

Provide supplier escalation support from requested departments

Represent the purchasing department at internal and external meetings

The Person:

An accomplished purchasing professional, candidates are sought with strong and effective negotiation skills, a proven track record of supplier development and you will ideally have worked in manufacturing.

With a relevant purchasing qualification, you must have strong communication skills with the confidence and ability to work with senior management and on your own initiative.

For more information send a CV to Alex Hodgkins

Cheshire, England, UK