Senior Buyer

£25000 - £40000 per annum
24 Mar 2017
21 Apr 2017
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
This company manufactures premium water systems that are instantly recognisable in any workplace.

The whole reason they exist is to make high quality available in a place where mediocrity was accepted. And it is a mantra which affects the whole way they do business, far exceeding merely their products.

Due to their continuous expansion, they are currently looking for a buyer to join their competitive team.

The successful candidate will report to the Operations Manager.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
- To improve company profitability by reducing procurement costs.
- Working with existing and new Supply Partners, driving savings through negotiation while minimising supply-chain risk.
- Identifying opportunities to consolidate the number of supply chain partners while maintaining product quality and service.

The position objectives are:
- Working to reduce supply chain costs to continuously improve profitability
- Build and maintain good relationships with supply chain partners
- Understand Supply chain risks; including contractual risk, reputational risk, regulatory and ethical risk, able to minimise these to ensure continuity of supply
- Competent in the use of Microsoft Office, including advanced use of Excel
- Able to quickly analyse data to identify issues and opportunities and see these through to completion
- A team player, highly motivated, able to work autonomously and has a 'can do' attitude
- Manages own time effectively and keeps to schedules.
- Focuses on customer needs and satisfaction.
- Demonstrates excellent communication skills

This is a fantastic opportunity for a positive, energetic and enthusiastic person who has had experience in Supply Chain and is looking for a fresh challenge.

Skills required:
- Working both as an individual and part of a team
- Track record of cost savings and the ability to deliver effectively to deadlines
- Proven background in Procurement with strong commercial awareness
- Able to develop and execute Procurement strategy
- Negotiation and networking skills
- Self-motivated with good organisational skills and the ability to work under own initiative
- Proven track record of working with Compliance, Procurement and Legal processes

Company Commitment:
They are totally committed to developing the potential of their workforce. In the pursuit of success, they recognise that their staff are their most important asset. To support this endeavour, they have much to offer. Do you have what it takes to join an enthusiastic team? Do you have the passion to succeed in finding and improving their partners? If yes then they want to hear from you!