Senior Buyer

Posted 17 March by Parmar Staffing Ltd Easy Apply

Senior Buyer - Procurement Manager - Near Littlehampton

We are currently recruiting for a Procurement Manager near Littlehampton, West Sussex. You will have good knowledge of the Mechanical Engineering industry and at least 5 years purchasing experience.

Our client are a long established and expanding Engineering company seeking a keen candidate to lead a small team and implement strategies as well as source suppliers globally, and raise the profile of the procurement function.

Role responsibilities include:

Supplier development and sourcing UK and overseas

Implement strategies to achieve efficiencies; assure orders are of specified quality and delivery times and minimise purchasing costs

Evaluate current suppliers and source new suppliers to ensure delivery, quality and cost objectives are met

Manage and mentor a small buying team

Ensure year on year cost savings

This role requires all of the following attributes:

Experience of BOM. Stock control and MRP

Ideally purchasing and supplier management within the automotive, aviation, rail, aerospace divisions but within a mechanical engineering environment at minimum

Sourcing from overseas including Europe, China and Asia

Degree level qualification within Supply Chain, Engineering or Manufacturing

or qualified through provable experience

Experience of Managing and mentoring staff

Salary and Benefits:

Generous salary

Benefits to include 20 days holidays plus bank holidays (currently under review to be increased)

Pension

Free parking

Required skills

  • Purchasing
  • Buyer

Reference: 34709426

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