Senior Buyer

Posted 6 February by Butler Ross

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join an exciting growing manufacturing company who is seeking a Senior Buyer to join their team. They are a leader within their field and with some great working benefits. In this exciting new role the Senior Buyer will be involved in the end to end procurement process, strategic sourcing and proactive supplier relationship management.

Key Responsibilities of the Senior Buyer:

  • Knowledge of strategic sourcing and ability to implementation of procurement strategies
  • Excellent commercial skills with the ability to analyse and negotiate best-value agreements
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to effectively manage stakeholders' expectations at a variety of levels
  • Ability to research and source new suppliers
  • Individual who thrives on challenges, and has experience working within a fast paced procurement function
  • Direct experience of the control of suppliers
  • Proven Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) skills
  • Understanding of related disciplines/departments within a design and manufacturing environment

Personal Specification of the Senior Buyer:

  • Ability to read technical drawings
  • Manufacturing or related background
  • Data literate with strong analytical skills
  • Highly motivated, determined, and committed individual with a proven record of achieving cost saving targets/objectives
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office applications
  • Knowledge/experience of process improvement methodologies

Benefits the Senior Buyer can expect to receive:

  • 30 days holiday
  • Life assurance insurance
  • Pension

This role would also suit you if you have held a role as a Senior Buyer, Category Manager, Category Specialist, Project Buyer, Program Buyer, Purchasing Manager, Purchasing Specialist, Sourcing Manager, Sourcing Specialist, Commodity Manager, Commodity Specialist or Procurement Manager.

Required skills

  • Senior Buyer
  • Commodity Manager
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Category Manager
  • Project Buyer
  • Category Specialist
  • Sourcing Manager
  • Purchasing Specialist
  • Sourcing Specialist
  • Commodity Specialist or Procurement Manager
  • Program Buyer

Reference: 34409933

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