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Senior Buyer

  • Location

    Hereford

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £35k

  • Contact:

    Chantal Partridge

  • Contact email:

    chantal.partridge@butlerross.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    CP1641

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-10-14

I have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Buyer to join a growing Engineering company in Herefordshire. The role is looking for someone who has good experience as a Buyer or a Senior Buyer who would want a Strategic Purchasing role with a ‘cost down’ focus.

The company offers a good benefits package, and a friendly working environment with scope for this role to grow as the company grows.

This role would be best suited to you if you come from a Purchasing or Procurement Background as a Buyer or Senior Buyer.

Role Responsibilities of the Senior Buyer:

  • Keep material spend in line with company budgets.

  • Monitor cost increases and ensure all products are sourced in line with cost targets.

  • Managing tenders.

  • Drive cost savings and classifying areas of material spend.

  • Mitigate supplier risk.

  • Management of Supplier performance.

  • Handling all supplier complaints.

  • Sourcing of new suppliers and components and setting up new accounts.

 

Personal Specification of the Senior Buyer:

  • Previous experience in Procurement and Purchasing is essential

  • Strong computer literacy (Excel)

  • Negotiation experience

 

This role will be well suited if you have experience in Purchasing or Procurement as a Buyer, Senior Buyer, Purchasing Manager or Sole Buyer.