Senior Buyer

Recruiter
E3 Recruitment
Location
Leeds, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Sep 2019
Closes
23 Sep 2019
Ref
1257470838
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Top 3 Reasons YOU Should Apply For This Senior Buyer role:

You want a high level of autonomy and to be the focal point for all supply chain and purchasing decisions in the business.
You want to work for a global company who are clear market leaders in their market segment.
You want to work for a company committed to developing people and team working.

Who Is It With:

You will have the opportunity to work as Senior Buyer for a leading manufacturing company. A global business who specialise in a highly niche market involving a complex assembled product which is used by a wide range of sectors and marquee companies. The Senior Buyer will report into a global level manager and have a high level of autonomy within the UK unit for developing supplier relationships and improving the businesses supply chain.

The Role & Responsibilities:

Ensure supplier relationships are kept current to allow full business, legal and compliance standards are met
Sourcing new suppliers and negotiation of terms of payment and timescales
Working closely with the global commercial manager to increase the companies buying power
Review and confirm all purchasing requisitions
Ensure product availability to maximise price, quality and quantity for business requirements
Liaise closely with the production and sales teams to ensure projects can be delivered on time and budget

About You:

You will have prior experience in a purchasing role preferably in a manufacturing environment - ideally with an assembled project
Ideally be CIPS qualified
Have an understanding MRP systems and be highly IT literate
First class negotiation and research skills to find the right suppliers at the right price
Have experience of sourcing mechanical and electrical components, fabricated structures, raw materials and pre-assembled fixtures
Have a strong customer focused approach
Demonstrable track record of cost savings with previous employers

What Is Offered To You In Return:

This Senior Buyer role may sound great short term and have a high level of autonomy, but you may be asking what's in it for me? In brief, a lot of the companies' global operations are run from the UK and the company are extremely keen on promoting internally, they have a great company culture frequently getting involved with local community and charity events.
You will be offered training and development opportunities to maximise your skills.
The salary is highly competitive in the market and also comes with an 8% performance bonus and pension

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