Senior Buyer

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Accrington, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 May 2019
Closes
27 May 2019
Ref
1138636072
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Buyer / £30,000 - £40,000 D.O.E / Accrington

Your new role

You will be responsible for sourcing, cost management and end of life cycle pricing. The role will deliver to the business the most suitable supply chain solutions always focusing on a Value for Money approach. The individual will own the relationship with the supplier and play a key role in forging effective relationships internally, in the external supply chain and across the industry in general. Key duties include-
  • Manage the strategic sourcing activity from supplier selection, tendering process, price and contract negotiation through to contract award.
  • Establish the commercial framework in which the suppliers will operate, ensuring cost competitiveness, cost avoidance and value improvement are achieved.
  • Take responsibility for and resolve any commercial issues arising within the supply chain.
  • Develop and implement strategies which drive sustainable improvements in overall supply chain performance across indirect and direct areas

What you'll need to succeed

Experienced in Procurement, MCIPS qualified or working towards preferably, you will have a proven track record of delivering positive results and be able to demonstrate a strong commercial acumen. Experience in delivering indirect procurement within a manufacturing / engineering industry would be beneficial.

What you'll get in return

£30,000 - £40,000 dependant on your level of experience and qualifications.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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