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Senior Buyer

  • Location

    Tamworth, Staffordshire

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £40000 per annum + Company Benefits

  • Contact:

    Chantal Partridge

  • Contact email:

    chantal.partridge@butlerross.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    CP1632_1541083060

  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-01-30

Senior Buyer - Tamworth

I have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Buyer, to join a growing Manufacturing/Distribution company in Tamworth!

The role has been created due to the company's growth and is a truly fantastic opportunity for someone who loves supplier development! This role is an integral part of the wider procurement team, contributing to the collective growth of the company and ultimately their ongoing success! The company is growing from strength to strength in their market, and they offer a fantastic working environment.

This role will be best suited if you have worked in Purchasing or Procurement as a Senior Buyer, Buyer or Project Buyer.

The Specific role function of the Senior Buyer:

  • Managing supplier relationships
  • Measuring and managing optimal product value
  • Systematic regular cost review and review cost inputs (materials exchange rates etc) and implications of changes
  • Identifying appropriate supplier and product opportunities
  • Supplier performance appraisals and measurements
  • Generate Improvement Roadmaps

Person specification of the Senior Buyer:

  • The role will involve some long-haul Business travel (including some weekends away)
  • Lighting industry experience beneficial
  • Purchasing and procurement experience
  • Teamwork and ability to work off own initiative are of equal importance.
  • commercially savvy
  • strategically minded and organised individual
  • the ability to absorb and understand the complexities of cultural differences

Salary

Up to £40,000

This role will be best suited if you have worked in Purchasing or Procurement as a Senior Buyer, Buyer or Project Buyer.