Senior Buyer

Edwards & Pearce
Lincolnshire, UK
11 Jun 2019
01 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Senior Buyer

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000

Location: North Lincolnshire

Edwards & Pearce are proud to be working exclusively with this global process manufacturing giant, right in the heart of North Lincolnshire. The Senior Buyer will focus on purchasing at a strategic level and will be deputising for the Purchasing Manager when necessary. This is an exciting role that offers genuine career progression with a business that prides itself on its staff culture and retention.


As Senior Buyer, your duties will include but not be limited to:

• Sourcing and assessing new suppliers and negotiating favourable prices and terms with key suppliers

• Recognise areas for improvement and implement strategies, in line with the global purchasing guidelines

• Accurately record and report on metrics to reduce costs

• Liaise internally with other departments to ensure the technical specifications and quality is to company standard

• Deputise for Purchasing Manager, ensuring availability of raw materials meets the scheduled production plans

• Accurately forecast and monitor stock levels

• Monitor lead times mitigate risks


• Previous purchasing experience, preferably at a strategic level

• Educated to degree level or equivalent

• CIPS (or working towards) desirable

• Previous experience of using SAP

• Strong communicator with the ability to step in to a management position when required.


• Edwards & Pearce is a professional recruitment consultancy with 11 specialist divisions managed by experts in their own area of recruitment

• Established in 1998

• Employ approx 30 staff

• 2 offices in Doncaster & Hull

• Edwards & Pearce operates according to a strict ethical code and aims to offer both candidates and clients the highest levels of professionalism and customer service.

• Edwards & Pearce has an enviable client base including plc's, blue chip organisations and SME's , global FMCG manufacturing, the public sector, charities and the Big 4 accountancy firms achieving preferred supplier status with many clients

• From the 2 offices based in Yorkshire, Edwards & Pearce successfully recruit for not only local, regional and national clients but has also undertaken and filled international assignments.

• It is the policy of Edwards & Pearce to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, colour, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law

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