Senior Buyer

Consilium Recruit
£45,000 - £55,000
10 Aug 2017
30 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A leading manufacturer is currently recruiting a Senior Buyer. Working closely with the Purchasing Manager you will develop and implement purchasing strategies and ideally have experience purchasing for an engineering / manufacturing company.

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

Salary: £ 45,000 - £ 55,000 + benefits

Commutable from: Coventry, Birmingham, Rugby, Leicester, Leamington Spa, Nuneaton, Bedworth, Tamworth, Warwick.

The Role

Working closely with the Purchasing Manager and wider management team you develop commodity category solutions while improving the quality of the supply chain. You will be tasked with developing and implementing purchasing strategies, building supplier agreements and long-term relationships.

You will be negotiate large supplier agreements, negotiate delivery times and explore new global supplier options. You will develop and pursue purchasing opportunities, negotiate contracts and execute defined strategies for the procurement of raw materials, equipment, expense items and services.

Part of the senior management you will support both production and wider manufacturing group to develop a strategy that compliments the overall business plan to ensure on time delivery and product quality.

The Candidate

You will have strong and effective negotiation skills with a proven track record of cost savings and supplier selection. Candidates will be confident working at senior management level with good experience in materials management and logistics.

Ideally qualified to degree level you will have a minimum of 5 years purchasing experience gained in engineering / manufacturing. Candidates with knowledge of forgings, castings and Low-Cost Country sourcing is preferred but not essential.

A good communicator you will work well under pressure delivering results within this global organisation. With a relevant purchasing qualification you will have strong persuasive skills and ability to work on your own initiative.

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