Senior Buyer

Gleeson Recruitment Group
£36.5k - 46k per year + benefits
15 Jun 2017
14 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you want to work for one of the biggest success stories in the global automotive industry? Fancy joining a prestigious business that offers a stable platform on which to build your procurement career? Then this Senior Buyer role is just what you are looking for!

As the Senior Buyer you will take responsibility for the procurement of a range of high-value commodities relating to Test & Diagnostic equipment. You will engage with key stakeholders across a variety of functions, including engineering and supply chain, to deliver class-leading value and end user satisfaction. You will be expected to formulate strategy and negotiate with a global supplier base to deliver your given commodities at the very best total delivered cost, without compromising on quality.

To be considered for the Senior Buyer opportunity it is expected that you will be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

* Proven procurement / commercial experience within a complex organisation, ideally manufacturing (although applications from all industries will be considered)
* Demonstrable negotiation expertise, ideally incorporating agreements covering the supply of equipment / capex
* Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage stakeholders at all levels of a business, both internally and externally
* Project management skills are also highly desirable for this role, along with any previous people leadership experience
* Willing and able to travel both domestically and internationally when required

In return, the successful Senior Buyer will receive a remuneration package that includes:

* Base salary of circa £36,500 - £46,500
* Double matched pension contributions (you put in 4%, employer puts in 8%)
* Company bonus scheme worth approx £3k per year
* 26 days holiday plus bank holidays
* Discounted car purchase / lease scheme for you and your family

Gleeson Procurement & Supply Chain is a specialist recruiter of leadership roles and technical specialists on both a permanent and temporary basis, into a number of industries including 3PL, construction, retail, service sector, automotive, aerospace, general manufacturing and FMCG. Please visit our website for further information about our services and to view all of our roles

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