Senior Buyer

Job Title: Senior Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol Avon
Salary: £37000 - £41000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-01-03 00:00:00
Reference: 025419331
Contact Name: Darius Barnes
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 03, 2019 08:58

Job Description

Part of a major engineering group, this innovative organisation is looking to recruit a senior buyer to take a key position within the company. Working in a low volume but high variation manufacturing environment, your role will be to create and implement a supply chain strategy across an allocated commodity, supporting the business needs on cost, quality, on time delivery, new product to market and continuous improvement.

Senior Buyer
Location: North Somerset; commutable from Bristol, Weston super Mare, Clevedon and Bridgewater
Salary: £37-£41,000 per annum

Main duties and responsibilities:
O Actively manage supplier portfolio, developing a strategy to support the business requirements. Specifically focusing on lead time, cost, quality, risk mitigation and continuous improvement
O Manage allocated NPI and A&D projects on time to meet customer specification
O Achieve cost reduction targets
O Identify and lead continuous improvement

Knowledge and experience required:
O Be able to demonstrate strong negotiation skills
O Proven track record of hitting savings/delivery targets
O Capable of interfacing professionally with customers and suppliers
O Hold CIPS level 4 or equivalent qualification or equivalent through experience
O Hold a minimum of 2-3 years' experience in a senior procurement position

The opportunity:
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced procurement professional to be part of an expending, globally leading business with modern high quality facilities.
In return our client is offering a fantastic salary and benefits package plus the opportunity to make a real contribution to the success and growth of the organisation.

Apply on-line or call Darius Barnes for a confidential discussion
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