Senior Buyer

Recruiter
E3 Recruitment
Location
Leeds, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
28 Sep 2019
Ref
1261103481
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Top 3 Reasons YOU Should Apply For This Senior Buyer role:

1. You want a high level of autonomy and to be the focal point for all supply chain and purchasing decisions in the business.
2. You want to work for a global company who are clear market leaders in their market segment.
3. 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 preassembled 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 whats 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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