Senior Buyer

  • Permanent
  • Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
  • Posted: 14th January 2021
  • Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum
  • Duration:
  • Reference: BBBH6878
  • Industry:
  • Location: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
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Top 3 Reasons YOU Should Apply For This Senior Buyer role:

  • You want a high level of autonomy and to be the focal point for all supply chain and purchasing decisions in the business.
  • You want to work for a global company who are clear market leaders in their market segment.
  • 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 pre-assembled 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 what’s 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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