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  • Location

    Cheltenham

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Emily Denney

  • Contact email:

    emily.denney@butlerross.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    EDBBBH3326_1652282310

  • Duration:

    12 Months

Senior Buyer

Butler Ross have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Buyer to come and join a world renowned manufacturing company based in Cheltenham. They are looking for a Senior Buyer to come and join their Indirects team for an initial 12 month fixed term period and then with the view of rolling off into a permanent position working in their procurement team.

This role offers hybrid working, they have excellent flexibility and will only need to go into the office around 50% of the time.

This role will be well suited to a senior buyer, buyer, commodity buyer, procurement specialist, or capex buyer.

Duties of the Senior Buyer

  • Full autonomy of indirect categories including Capex, Subcontracts, Services and Cutbacks.
  • Working closely with their team, the larger procurement team and also wider internal team.
  • Taking a holistic management approach to the categories and supplier management.
  • Develop relationship with existing suppliers and build new relationships with prospective suppliers.
  • Lead negotiations and continuous improvements.
  • Working with accounting departments to ensure payments on time.
  • Once Covid restrictions ease, the opportunity for both national and international travel

Experience Required for the Senior Indirect Buyer

  • Experience with both direct and indirect categories.
  • Experience within a busy manufacturing environment.
  • Ideally experience working with highly regulated production and sourcing.
  • A motivated and driven individual who can come in and hit the ground running.
  • Previous experience with ERP or MRP systems.

This role will be paying between £35,000 and £40,000.