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Senior Buyer

Posted 24 January by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Ended

Senior Buyer needed for new role in Plymouth

Your new company

Plymouth based manufacturer seeks skilled Senior Buyer for new role in its growing organisation

Your new role

Your new role as Senior Buyer will see you develop the businesses supply base in a strategic manner to ensure best possible outcomes in terms of price and service delivery. You will ensure KPI's are adhered to and achieved in order for the business to attain its objectives. Your duties will include (but not be limited to):

  • Manage the purchasing team and the day-to-day activities
  • Supplier sourcing
  • Maintaining KPI's
  • Supplier relationship management
  • Sourcing suppliers (domestically and internationally)


What you'll need to succeed

To be chosen for the role you will need to be able to display progressive experience in purchasing and sourcing in a manufacturing setting. You must also ideally be part or fully CIPS qualified (or equivalent) and posses strong sourcing and negotiation skills. Other requirements are as follows:

  • Team management experience
  • Solid track record of achieving cost reductions through negotiation
  • Strong computer skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational and problem solving skills.


What you'll get in return

Salary £32,000 - £40,000 + benefits DOE

What you need to do now
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