Senior Buyer - 9 month ftc

Ref No. BHN511589
Salary £40,000 - £45,000/annum
Location Brighton, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open


My client have a fantastic opportunity to join their purchasing team initially for a 9 month FTC.


Experience in electronics purchasing

The Job

The main purpose of this role will be to own end to end management of specific spend categories focusing on electronics.

Location - Brighton

Salary - Competative

The role & responsibilities for the senior buyer will be -

Carry out research into Supply Market and Supplier attributes to identify potential opportunities.

Build deeper expertise within a specific Category - e.g. market structure, manufacturing technologies, value drivers, relative strengths of individual companies.

In conjunction with the Purchasing Team Leader, build and develop category strategies, linked to business needs - to exploit Supply market opportunities and deliver value and improved Quality for the business

Engage with stakeholders within the business to understand their needs, leverage supplier capability and build robust plans and solutions to meet business objectives.

Coordinate sourcing and selection of new requirements and suppliers for associated categories.

Act as the primary point of contact for Suppliers

Set targets for supplier performance and establish action plans to achieve agreed objectives.

The ideal candidate for the role will have -

Senior buyer experience;

Relational databases;

Business risk assessment;

Drawing sound conclusions from various sources of information to support a course of action

Appreciation of new product development processes and concurrent engineering

Commercial knowledge including risk management and contracting

Understanding of the importance of personal integrity and professionalism in negotiations and discussions;

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Lucy Gibbs
manages this role


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