Senior Buyer

Recruiter
Chase and Holland
Location
Scunthorpe, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
26 Sep 2019
Ref
1258926842
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Buyer- Scunthorpe - £40,000-£50,000

Chase and Holland are working with a fantastic international manufacturing business based in the Scunthorpe area of north east Linconshire who are looking to recruit a Senior Buyer to join their procurement team. This is a very exciting opportunity for an experienced procurement professional with good technical and strategic sourcing experience. You will engage with key stakeholders to understand demand and build sourcing strategies for the organisation and manage spend effectively across different categories.

Key duties of the Senior Buyer will include:
  • Leading and managing the organisations tendering processes
  • Continuously liaising with stakeholders across the business to assess and manage demand
  • Identifying opportunities for cost savings and implementing improvements
  • Negotiating agreement and developing preferred suppliers
  • Responsibility of meeting objectives and managing KPI's

This is a full time permanent role which needs a highly commercial individual who can demonstrate the ability to engage a variety of stakeholders.

Who should apply?

The successful Senior Buyer will have at least 5 years purchasing/ procurement experience (CIPS qualified or part qualified ideally). Excellent communication skills are essential in this role as you will be interacting with various stakeholders - both internal and external. You will have good commercial acumen and be highly motivated to keep cost and spend to a minimum.

This is a great business, who really value their employees and this is reflected in the amazing benefits package.

If you are interested in finding out about this exciting opportunity, please click 'apply now'.

Chase and Holland acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialise in Finance, Supply Chain, HR and IT recruitment and comfortably service Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire and Lincolnshire marketplaces.

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