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Senior Buyer

  • Location

    Mitcham, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Charlotte Culhane

  • Contact email:

    charlotte.culhane@butlerross.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    CC1644_1541075662

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-01-30

A fantastic opportunity for a Senior Buyer to join a global manufacturing business based in Mitcham with an excellent salary up to £35,000. The Procurement position has been created due to business growth and recent acquisitions. The Buyer will sit within a small Purchasing Department, alongside planning and supply chain.

 

Candidates will have previous experience of purchasing internationally, as they are now entering challenging international times, at a Buyer or Senior Buyer level and be keen to progress in their career.

 

Role responsibilities of the Buyer include:

  • Purchasing of materials internationally, including China, Eastern Europe and throughout the EU.
  • Take direct Buying responsibilities and assist with defining sources and implementation.
  • Negotiation and development supporting head of procurement.
  • Contract development, working with Purchasing Manager and Head of Procurement.
  • Direct sourcing responsible for several categories, support and lead full strategic sourcing cycle.
  • Work with supplies to provide 6 monthly forecasts on bi-monthly basis.

Person Specification of the Buyer:

  • Previous experience working within a fast-moving environment.
  • Experience buying at an international level.
  • Excellent negotiation skills and persuasions skills.
  • Driven and desire to succeed, self-motivated and strong interpersonal skills.

Salary:

Up to £35k

 

This role will suit you if you have held a role within Procurement or Purchasing as a Buyer, Senior Buyer, Purchasing Lead or Procurement Lead.