Senior Buyer

Recruiter
Barclay Meade
Location
Weymouth, Dorset
Salary
28000.0000
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A great opportunity has arisen for a procurement professional to join a busy manufacturing business, and take ownership of strategic procurement tasks - supplier selection, negotiation and vendor management.

The Senior Buyer would be responsible for:

1. Leading the negotiation of supply agreements with the supply chain
2. Management of supplier agreements from cradle-to-grave, mitigating risk
3. Contribute to the development of procurement strategy in partnership with the Procurement Manager
4. Build relationships with Engineering and Quality stakeholders
5. Monitor and Manage supplier performance
6. Investigate new suppliers and subcontractors, from a global supply chain

Senior Buyer applicants should meet the following criteria:

1. Purchasing experience, ideally within manufacturing or engineering
2. Previous exposure to an electro-mechanical supply chain would be advantageous
3. Commercially astute, with experience of negotiating, agreeing and managing contracts
4. Strong vendor management
5. Able to foster collaborative relationships with suppliers and stakeholders