Senior Buyer

Coventry £ 40,000 - £ 48,000 p.a. + benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 013474

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.

Commutable from: Coventry, Birmingham, Leicester, Rugby, Leamington Spa, Kenilworth.

Salary: £ 40,000 - £ 48,000 plus benefits

Suitable for: Senior Buyer, Buyer, Procurement Officer, Purchasing Manager.

The Role

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.

Key responsibilities:

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

The Person:

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.

For more information send a CV to James Charlett
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