Senior Buyer

Recruiter
Nigel Wright
Location
Washington, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 May 2019
Closes
28 May 2019
Ref
1156080359
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Company:

Nigel Wright Supply Chain and Procurement Division are working exclusively with a global manufacturer to recruit a Senior Buyer into their Purchasing Department to support business growth.

The Role:

Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, you will be the Purchasing Lead for specific projects performing a hands on 'end to end' purchasing role. Key responsibilities will include:
  • Managing a Junior Buyer
  • Global supplier performance management
  • Troubleshooting supply/technical issues
  • Liaising closely with project engineers, facilitating and managing new project meetings
  • New supplier sourcing/contract negotiation
  • Operational purchasing and expediting

The Person:

The ideal candidate for this role will possess/be:
  • Purchasing experience from within a project/engineering/manufacturing environment desirable
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder-/supplier management skills
  • Strong prioritisation abilities, able to work to tight deadlines
  • Flexible approach
  • Able to read engineering/technical drawings
  • Experience of running MRP beneficial although not essential

Please get in contact with an updated copy of your CV should you wish to be considered for this challenging and rewarding new opportunity!

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