Senior Buyer

Luton Bennett
Suffolk, UK
17 Aug 2019
05 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Buyer (Purchasing)

Eye, Suffolk

Competitive salary + Company Pension + Life Assurance + 23 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays

Senior Buyer required by an international and market leading engineering company that is the largest employer in the local area and offers great long-term career prospects.

The role of Senior Buyer will be suitable for experienced buyers from any background with proven experience in a procurement role ideally in a manufacturing/engineering environment. Full training on the range of products and systems will be provided. Candidates who are MCIPS qualified are encouraged to apply.

The core function of the Senior Buyer role will be to strengthen relationships with the existing supplier base and identify new potential supplier opportunities, this role will be leading a small established and successful purchasing team. You will look to secure materials, products and consumables from a wide range of suppliers at the best costs without compromising the quality of any materials supplied to the business. As the role develops you will assume responsibility for several key supplier accounts. The main aim of the Senior Buyer role is to maintain a supply base that consistently achieves business targets for quality, cost and performance.

The company are a true market leader that has enjoyed significant growth in its domestic and international distribution network over the last three years. They have an impressive strategic plan in place for the company to double its sales in the agricultural, renewable energy, water and waste water markets in the coming years.

The Role:

* Strengthen relationships with the existing supplier base
* Identify new potential supplier opportunities
* Secure materials, products and consumables from a wide range of suppliers at the best costs

The Person:

* Experienced Buyer ideally with experience in a manufacturing/technical environment
* Preferably MCIPS qualified or equivalent
* Be the leader of a team or want to step up into a team leader role

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