Senior Buyer

Leicester £ 34,000 - £ 38,000 + benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 014596

Due to continued growth and the award of new long-term programmes, a leading manufacturer of complex precision components has a new vacancy for Senior Buyer. 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: £ 34,000 - £ 38,000 p.a. + benefits

 

Suitable for: Buyer, Senior Buyer

 

 

The Role

 

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 Lee Smith

 

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