Senior Buyer

Manufacturing Futures
09 May 2017
08 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client, a long established and well respected heavy engineering business, seek to appoint a Senior Buyer to manage and control the purchase of goods, materials and services for individual projects, co-ordinating with the Project Managers, Material Controllers and Manufacturing teams. As Senior Buyer you will be

Senior Buyer - Role and Responsibilities - Procurement / Purchasing

* Purchase goods, materials, components or services in accordance with specified technical, quality and delivery requirements
* Negotiate contracts, improved prices and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities to make business savings utilising negotiation and procurement best practice tools and methods
* Prepare purchase orders in line with final negotiations with selected suppliers
* Interface with other departments and Suppliers for all matters related to the procurement of Project materials, equipment and sub-contract services
* Provide procurement support for Bids, and when necessary, participate in bid reviews and evaluations

Senior Buyer - Skills and Abilities - Procurement / Purchasing

* A recognised qualification in manufacturing or engineering
* Well established experience in project procurement in heavy engineering
* Possess strong knowledge on procuring technical equipment/materials
* Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities, negotiate effectively and to coach other members of the team where appropriate
* Membership of Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) preferred but not essential

Senior Buyer, Procurement, Purchasing, Heavy Industry, Engineering