Senior Buyer

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
11 May 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Buyer - Manufacturing and Production - Chester

Client Details

My Client is a Chemical manufacturing and production business based in Chester who are looking for a Senior Buyer to join their experienced team, responsible for a large spend covering the procurement of chemical raw materials. They are a growing and an extremely stable business with a great reputation in their market.


The main responsibilities for this manufacturing and production Chemical Senior Buyer will be;

  • To source and manage a portfolio of raw materials that go into a range of different chemical formulations and products as well as sourcing new and alternative raw materials from new and existing suppliers
  • Build relationships with key stakeholders throughout the business including communicating with sales and other departments to establish new opportunities in the market
  • Maintain and create relationships with suppliers to ensure that efficiency is optimised and resolutions are made from both the suppliers perspective and the company
  • Update the MRP system, ensuring that information is correct and develop into a key user
  • Support the Purchasing Manager in ad hoc requirements and work loads


The successful candidate for this Senior Buyer role based in Chester will be the following:

  • Have experience within purchasing chemicals in a manufacturing business
  • Operating within a purchasing role for a minimum of 4 years and currently operating at a similar level.
  • Degree qualified, chemical engineering or chemistry preferred
  • Strong negotiation and communicating skills
  • Willing to work towards MCIPS or be qualified already
  • Able to work in a fast paced and high pressured environment

Job Offer

£36,000 - £45,000 + Package

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