Leicester £ 24,000 - £ 35,000 p.a. + benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 013878

A global manufacturer of precision components has a new vacancy for Senior Buyer to join the team. Candidates are sought with experience working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment and will be responsible for coordinating purchasing activities to ensure on time delivery in line with customer requirements.



Commutable from: Leicester, Coventry, Hinckley, Nuneaton, Rugby, Loughborough, Coalville.


Salary: £ 32,000 - £ 36,000 p.a. + benefits


Suitable for: Buyer, Project Buyer, Senior Buyer



The Role


Key responsibilities:

Develop strong supplier relationships and agreements

Review and manage supplier performance

Assist with internal budget control systems

React to demand signals to ensure sufficient materials are available

Develop inventory strategies

Participate in development and implementation of continuous improvement activities within purchasing.

Ensure Purchase Orders are placed in a timely manner

Maintain pricing data held in MRP systems



The Person:


Candidates are sought with experience working in a Buyers role in a fast-paced environment. You must have knowledge of ERP/MRP systems and working to tight deadlines. A highly organised individual you will be comfortable liaising with teams cross functionally across the business.


You must have strong communication skills with the confidence and ability to maximise cost savings with suppliers. Strong Excel skills would be beneficial.


For more information send a CV to James Charlett

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