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  • Location

    Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £43000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Chantal Partridge

  • Contact email:

    chantal.partridge@butlerross.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    CP2732_1620316516

Senior Buyer


Butler Ross have a Senior Procurement role for an Engineering company based in Cheltenham. This role will be managing set commodities through from price, delivery, and supplier management within a successful organisation with fantastic career development opportunities.

This role would be best suited for someone who is a Buyer or who has experience in Purchasing as a Buyer, Senior Buyer, procurement Specialist, Procurement Officer or Category and Commodity Buyer.

Role responsibilities of the Senior Buyer:

  • Responsible for price, delivery performance, quality, and responsiveness from suppliers within set categories/commodities.
  • Ensure continuous supply of goods is OTIF and contractual terms are adhered to.
  • Creating category sourcing strategies and tactical planning.
  • Be proactive in ensuring all payments terms are met.
  • Building strong supplier relationships wiuth exiosting supply base.
  • Sourcing and onboarding new supplirs, introducing them to the buisness and creating beneficial relationships.
  • Negortiatoon on all contract terms.
  • Agreement on supplier agreements, making sure they align to buisness requirements for cost, quality, delivery etc.
  • Travel will be required to visit suppliers internationally as well as within the UK.

Person Specification of the Senior Buyer:

  • Experience in Procurement ideally in an engineering environment.
  • Commodity management (Technical)
  • MRP/ERP experience
  • CIPS level 4 (this is an ideal not a necessity)

Salary

Up to £43,000


This role would be best suited for someone who is a Buyer or who has experience in Purchasing as a Buyer, Senior Buyer, procurement Specialist, Procurement Officer or Category and Commodity Buyer.

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