Senior Buyer

Nicholas Associates
31 Mar 2019
28 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Senior Buyer

Sector: Manufacturing & Engineering

Location: Barnsley

Salary: £30,000 to £35,000

Shift Pattern: Full-time Monday to Friday

Nicholas Associates (Engineering, Manufacturing & Technical) are recruiting on behalf of a forward thinking manufacturing client for a Senior Buyer to join their Purchasing Team based from their fabrication and manufacturing site in Barnsley.

The Role

The Senior Buyer is responsible for overseeing both the ongoing maintenance and future development of a selected number of critical business suppliers servicing the site.

Based in Barnsley, the Senior Buyer’s role and responsibilities will be to:

* Manage a selected portfolio of suppliers including leading in the negotiation of price, supply chain agreements and development.

* Working with the Purchasing Manager in identifying areas of opportunity to improve supply chain practices from the supply base.

* Work with the Purchasing Manager to implement company cost down projects across a range of suppliers.

The Person

The successful candidate will be/ have:

* A qualified member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply.

* A minimum of 2 years in a senior buyer position

* Experience in the purchasing of steel, fabrications and machined commodities

* Business administration skills.

The Company

* 30 year old private UK company

* Have achieved sustained sales growth year on year to become one of the world’s leading designers and manufacturers in their field.

* Have a vast sales and export network across over 40 countries worldwide, supported by 400 employees in the UK, based across three centres of excellence manufacturing sites

The Package

* £30,000 to £35,000

* Eligible for Production Bonus upon completion of probation.

* Health cover, contributory pension, life insurance, and competitive holiday allowance.

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Key words: Purchasing, Procurement, Steel, Fabrications, machined Commodities, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, Project Management, Barnsley, Rotherham, Doncaster, Sheffield, Wakefield, Huddersfield.

Nicholas Associates Professional is a highly respected industry leading professional recruitment agency specialising exclusively in Executive Search and Selection, Construction, Engineering and Technical, and Finance and Accountancy roles across the UK and internationally. Working with many of the UK's most well-known client brands, we are passionate about matching the best talent to the best roles.

Nicholas Associates Professional is part of Nicholas Associates Group, a market leading partner of choice for talent management solutions, from Apprentice to Boardroom. For us, it's all about enabling people to be their best.

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