Senior Buyer/Purchasing Manager

Perpetual Engineering Partnerships
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Buyer/Purchasing Manager

Automotive Manufacturing

Warrington - Days

Circa £40,000 - £45,000

Perpetual Partnerships are a North West based recruitment consultancy part of a larger group of engineering companies, with a significant track record of supporting the key goals of organisations within the engineering community.


We are currently recruiting for a market leading global manufacturing company in Cheshire who are seeking enthusiastic and proactive Senior Buyer. You will have experience in a similar role and come from a fast paced manufacturing environment, ideally automotive.

The Role

Day to day you will have 2 direct reports but ultimately you will work together as a small purchasing team. The key areas you will be responsible for will be reducing and standardising the supplier base, identifying and generating cost savings, being actively involved in validation process adherence and dealing with the high value capex orders. You should be used to working an end to end process. The environment is very fast paced and pressurised so you should be comfortable working quite autonomously and be the type of person who can identify opportunities and make your own success.

Qualifications and Skills

  • CIPS qualified or working towards

  • Experience working within manufacturing plants

  • Excellent computer skills - SAP, Excel

  • Experience working with capital equipment and high value contracts

  • Dynamic character, entrepreneurial spirit, pro active

  • Work well in a highly pressured environment

What you will get in return

Alongside the competitive salary you will receive an excellent package and a great environment within a brand new plant. If this seems like the ideal opportunity for you, please apply now or ring Louise Platt on for further enquiries.