Senior Buyer / Procurement Manager / Supply Chain Manager

Bluetownonline Ltd
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Senior Buyer

Location: Witney, Oxfordshire

Salary: up to £30k

The company is a leading, global hydraulic manufacturer and distributor based in Witney, Oxfordshire. The company currently seeks an experienced buyer to oversee their purchasing operations and maximise the efficiency and productivity of their supply chain.

The main focus of the role will be to facilitate the smooth running of the purchasing function and ensure that the company is receiving the best possible terms from our carefully selected suppliers.

Key Objectives:

  • Increase the efficiency, reliability and cost-effectiveness of the Supplier-base
  • Review & re-negotiate terms with our current suppliers and actively seek new sources of supply
  • Manage the day-to-day running of the Purchasing Department.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor Supplier Performance to ensure the best possible solutions, including engaging Suppliers in Value Added and Value Engineering opportunities where appropriate
  • Source, select and develop suppliers using professional supply chain management techniques, focusing on Quality, Lead time, Service, Cost and overall performance.
  • Liaise with Quality Engineers to ensure continuous achievement of Quality Standards, assisting with Supplier Audits and reports as required.
  • Ensure staff are properly trained for continuous improvement of the department's performance.

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