Senior Buyer

Posted 27 February by Manufacturing Futures
We are currently working with an expanding organisation that is looking to add to their purchasing team a Senior Buyer. Leading a team of 3-4 people you will take responsibility for a section within the department. The successful candidate will have strong purchasing experience in an engineering environment and hold CIPS level 4 or equivalent.

Senior Buyer - Role and Responsibilities - Buyer / Purchasing Manager / Procurement Manager

* Ensuring best value for money
* Maintaining and cementing relationships with key suppliers via onsite meetings and visits to their sites.
* Ensuring the supply chain is capable of satisfying the demands of production for quality and volume.
* Monitor supplier performance for Quality, Price, Delivery and Service levels.
* Support and Mentor team members
* Manage the day to day performance of team members
* Identify any training for team members to ensure they are working within legal requirements
* Deputise for the Purchasing Manager in times of absence.

Senior Buyer - Skills and Abilities - Buyer / Purchasing Manager / Procurement Manager

* Proven experience within a relevant purchasing position as part of and leading a team
* Ability to work to deadlines
* Ability to interpret engineering drawings
* Experience of castings/machining/ Fabrications and electrical procurement
* CIPS Level 4 or equivalent or relevant experience
* MS Office suite
* Knowledge of JDE or IBS MRP systems (desirable)
* Management experience
* Full Driving Licence

Buyer, Senior Buyer, Purchasing Manager, Procurement Manager

In return the company offer a competitive salary, bonus and excellent benefits. If you could be tempted by this role please apply now!

Required skills

  • Buying
  • Senior Buyer
  • Buyer
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Procurement Manager

Reference: 34562171

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