Senior Buyer

Recruiter
Core Talent Recruitment
Location
Leeds, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Aug 2019
Closes
20 Aug 2019
Ref
1216043835
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
SENIOR BUYER

SPECIAL PURPOSE MACHINERY/ CAPITAL EQUIPMENT

£40,000- £45,000 + BONUS/ BENEFITS

An exciting NEW opportunity has arisen for my client, an industry leading Precision Engineering business based in Leeds who are going through significant year on year growth! They are industry leading providers of special purpose machinery/ capital equipment that is used in a diverse range of industries! They are now looking to bring in a dynamic Senior Buyer the growing team.

The Role

Reporting Directly to the Supply Chain Director, the Senior Buyer role will be a key member of the Supply Chain team responsibility for strategically sourcing Suppliers for the businesses extensive product portfolio. As the business manufacture bespoke Special Purpose machinery, the range of raw materials required will be varied. With targets focused around Quality, delivery and cost, the Senior Buyer will work closely with key leads to ensure all projects are completed to the highest specification.

Negotiating prices and terms for existing stock ranges and new products

Source products from existing and new suppliers in the Far East, Europe & UK

Ensure products procured meet required QA requirements and are certified appropriately

Manage the critical path ensuring all orders are arriving on time

Deal with supply chain issues as they arise

Monitor inventory levels and re-ordering accordingly and in line with demand

As Senior Buyer, deal with shipping and logistics ensuring containers are utilised efficiently

The Person

The ideal candidate for the Senior Buyer role will be experienced in working with Technical Engineered products and have the following;

3 years+ experience in a Senior purchasing based role

Experienced in an environment that manufactures capital Equipment/ Special Purpose Machinery (or similar)

Ability to interpret engineering drawing

Experienced in strategic sourcing

Degree/ CIPS qualified would be preferred

The right Senior Buyer for this role will be joining a business that are going through an exciting period of growth, with a fantastic reputation in their sector. They are committed to training and developing their people and can offer genuine opportunities for progression. If you want to be considered for this Senior Buyer opportunity, please apply now

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