Senior Buyer

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    Cheshire, England

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    Jack Dawkins

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    2 months ago

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Title: Senior Buyer

Location: Cheshire

Salary: Competitive salary + package

Job overview

Our client is a manufacturer based in Cheshire, they are current recruiting a Senior Buyer within raw materials category and to support to the wider procurement function.

Key responsibilities

  • Manage suppliers across a range of categories to ensure they have the capability to support production.
  • Negotiate and implement contracts with suppliers
  • Identify cost drivers and ensure they are visible to support both customer and internal initiatives
  • Negotiate prices and contracts for the supply of direct materials and services, working with appropriate teams.
  • Be the main point of contact to coordinate supplier related issues
  • Lead supplier reviews and manage the supplier management process, delivering a continuous improvement agenda
  • Drive the development and implementation of robust internal and external processes to optimise the procurement infrastructure
  • Support projects and New Product Development

Candidate overview

  • New product development experience
  • Contract management
  • Strong communication skills
  • Supplier management
  • Resourceful with ability to work to deadlines and priorities
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Change management experience
  • MCIPS qualified or working towards
  • Degree educated

For further information please contact Jack Dawkins on