Senior Buyer

Recruiter
L&T CONSULTANCY LTD
Location
Swindon, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Sep 2019
Closes
21 Sep 2019
Ref
1265807514
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated Senior Buyer to join a leading international hydraulic gear pump manufacturer. Due to continual wins and expansion this rewarding and challenging role has arisen.

About the company:

An international manufacturer, the company specialises in:
  • Gear pumps and supplies
  • Hydraulic pump solutions for construction, agriculture, automotive etc.

Duties & Responsibilities of the Senior Buyer:
  • The Senior Buyer will be responsible for managing the supply chain and the purchasing department.
  • Leading a team of two to hit objectives and fulfilling OEM customer requirements.
  • Building supplier relationships and ensuring best price quotes.
  • Managing cost reduction, supplier deliveries and any supplier issues.
  • Negotiating and implementation of long term agreements with suppliers.

Experience & Skills needed of the Senior Buyer:
  • The Senior Buyer will have previous experience in a similar role within a automotive or manufacturing environment.
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes.
  • Good understanding of Microsoft Suite, including Word, Excel, MFG Pro.
  • CIPS qualified.
  • Experience in leading others, excellent communication and procurement skills.

In return:
  • Competitive basic salary, negotiable and DOE
  • Pension, Life Insurance, Private Healthcare
  • Incentives and unbeatable working environment
  • 25 days holiday a year and company pension

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