Senior Buyer

Recruiter
Anthony James Recruitment
Location
Tiverton, Devon
Salary
From £28,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted
15 Apr 2017
Closes
15 May 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior BuyerTiverton, Devon £28,000 to £33,000
A leading manufacturer and supplier of a wide range of precision linear slides and components for automation and special purpose machinery.Due to continued growth and expansion, a position has come available for an experienced Buyer.
Job Profile
As the successful Senior Buyer, you will experience working for an established and growing business, offering excellent working conditions and a well-structured career prospect.
This position requires a good level of experience in an engineering manufacturing purchasing department.
Duties and Responsibilities:•Undertake day-to-day routine purchasing activities•Perform regular and comprehensive performance reviews across the supply base, through formal supplier review meetings•Identify and implement corrective action plans to improve quality, cost and delivery performance•Develop improved purchasing methods•Liaise between suppliers, manufacturing, sales, R & D and other relevant internal departments to develop optimum supplyEssential Skills and Background:•Strong commercial and business acumen•Well-developed negotiation skills, able to help suppliers achieve the company’s goals in cost, performance and quality•Knowledge and understanding of the purchasing / supply chain function•Self-motivated, driven and able to set personal targets for supplier improvements•Full UK driving licence, current passport and a willingness to spend some of your time away from DevonHours of Work:•35-hours per week•Monday – Friday: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Key SkillsSupply Chain, Buyer, Buying, Purchasing, Engineering, Manufacturing,