Senior Buyer

Recruiter
Search Consultancy
Location
Blackburn, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
06 Sep 2019
Closes
25 Sep 2019
Ref
1253415969
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Buyer

Our business partner has a well developed unique culture, invested in world class equipment and assimilated three brilliant businesses into a group which is ready to challenge and disrupt the conventions and traditions of the mobile holiday home industry.

Job Description

The Senior Buyer will;

* Manage all tenders within given commodity
* Source low cost country suppliers to support competitive approach
* Strategic outward facing, proactive approach whilst driving innovation within given category
* Deliver cost saving reduction by way of value add/value engineered opportunities
* Able to use simple MRP systems and good excel skills

The Successful Applicant

The successful Senior Buyer will be self motivated and able to work in a fast paced environment and integrate well in the team. The candidate will have prior experience of strong negotiation skills with worldwide suppliers; preferably within metal fabrications. Familiar with MRP methods and supply chain processes, competent in use of Microsoft Excel; filter data, produce graphs and pivot tables and CIPS qualified or working towards would be advantageous.

What's on Offer

The Senior Buyer will have an excellent opportunity to work for an innovative manufacturing organisation based in an ideal commutable location of Blackburn. This could lead quite quickly into a Procurement Managers role.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

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