Senior Buyer

Recruiter
JAM Recruitment Ltd
Location
Oxfordshire
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Role of Senior Buyer

• Responsible for category contract negotiations, ensuring the best total acquisition cost from current or new suppliers where further cost or service improvements can be achieved, whilst maintaining quality and regulatory standards
• Lead purchasing activities to drive quality improvements with suppliers, liaising with the Quality function to identify and implement priorities
• Delivering supplier value generation and performance optimisation, whilst meeting or exceeding all quality and GMP requirements.
• Team leading cost reduction initiatives and providing day to day guidance for the Buyer
• Achieve year on year savings (Purchase Price Variance and non-PPV) for specified categories
• Ensure the category supply base is developed to improve quality, service, technical competence and reliability

As a Senior Buyer:

• Considerable bespoke component category management experience
• Strategic sourcing and supplier management / development
• Experience within regulated environments
• Understanding of supplier quality engagements & improvements
• CIPS qualification (Desirable)


The Company

This is a great opportunity for a Senior Strategic Buyer to join a state of the art manufacturing organisation who have committed their future to the UK. You’ll be part of a growing business that employs and ethos of continuous improvement for their employees and the wider organisation.

The Package for Senior Buyer

In return, you’ll be offered a competitive salary, flexible working, up to 15% pension and many other lifestyle and family benefits.

Interviews will be taking place immediately, so please apply

If you feel this Senior Strategic Buyer role is suited to somebody that you know, then JAM operates a referral scheme. You can earn £200 in vouchers following the successful placement of any candidate you refer to us.

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