Due to the award of new programmes and expansion a leading manufacturer has a new vacancy for a Senior Buyer. Candidates are sought with purchasing experience gained in a manufacturing/production environment with a proven track record of developing supplier agreements and driving supply chain improvements.
Working for this global organisation candidates will be responsible for improving and developing purchasing and procurements activities, including supply chain improvements, delivering cost savings, contract negotiation and agreeing supplier arrangements.
Establish and develop supplier base Drive supply chain improvements Negotiating supplier agreements Sourcing services and components Receive and analyse quotations Negotiate with suppliers and make commercial recommendations Provide supplier escalation support from requested departments Represent the purchasing department at internal and external meetings
An accomplished purchasing professional, candidates are sought with strong and effective negotiation skills, a proven track record of supplier development and you will ideally have worked in manufacturing.
With a relevant purchasing qualification, you must have strong communication skills with the confidence and ability to work with senior management and on your own initiative.