Nicholas Associates
Closing date
11 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
Do you have a background buying materials and consumables within a Manufacturing environment?
Have you worked in a role where leadership and management duties have occurred as part of the role?
Working for a first class precision engineering business that make machined, fabricated and metal components we now require a Senior Buyer to lead a small team of buyers.
The basics:
Job Title: Senior Buyer
Location: Basildon
Position: Permanent
Basic salary: £36,500
Hours: Mon-Thur 8am-5pm and Fridays 7:30am-12:30pm - 39hour week
Holidays: 33 days
Benefits: Death in service x2 of salary, pension
With manufacturing facilities located across the UK and Europe we now require a Senior Buyer to join the procurement team. You will be working closely with another member of the buying team, whilst working with other team members that will include the Estimating department, production and engineering related staff along with stores.

The ideal Senior Buyer will have as many of the following in order to strengthen application:
- Previous experience working in a buying capacity within an engineering, technical and manufacturing environment - ideally within an industry that involves high value critical parts (Machined/Fabricated metal parts)
- Must be competent managing suppliers, order and delivery chasing, making sure goods arrive on time, source suppliers for bespoke items when required
- Engineering/technically inclined mindset/background - desirable
- Strong communication and numeracy skills

Commutable from: Brentwood, Wickford, Basildon, Chelmsford, Southend on Sea and surrounding areas

If you are interested in the Senior Buyer role, please apply immediately due to the urgency of this role

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