Senior Buyer

  • Location

    Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria

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  • Salary:

    Up to £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Connor McKiernan

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  • Job ref:

    CM - 2192_1569336244

  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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This procurement role presents a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Senior Buyer to join a globally recognised marine and defence organisation in Barrow-In-Furness.

This Senior Buyer will be at the heart of the purchasing department and will be responsible for the delivery of the units supply chain requirements ensuring materials & services are provided within budget and to schedule

This Senior Buyer position offers a very competitive salary of up to £45,000 alongside great benefits and progression opportunities to the right candidate. Relocation assistance is also available with this position.

Main responsibilities of the Senior Buyer include:

  • Manage contracts in accordance with supply chain processes and processes
  • Cost management
  • Spend management
  • Supplier performance management
  • Contract negotiation
  • Maintenance & creation of purchase orders

Essential Skills of the Senior Buyer include:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of ERP and MRP systems
  • Experience of working in liaison with other internal functions such as Engineering or QA.
  • Good attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent financial acumen
  • Experience of working in complex medium/large sized organisations

Responsible to the Purchasing Manager

This role will be well suited to you if you have held a role within supply chain, purchasing or procurement as a buyer, sourcing specialist, commodity manager, category manager, senior buyer, procurement lead, purchasing manager or procurement manager