Procurement Buyer / Senior Buyer

Ref No. BHN518236
Salary £35,000 - £45,000/annum
Location Southampton, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open

Introduction

A leading manufacturing business require are recruiting for a Procurement Buyer or Senior Buyer. Applicants need procurement or supplier management experience, within a fast-paced manufacturing or engineering environment.

Important

Buyer, Senior Buyer, Procurement, Purchasing

The Job

A leading manufacturing business require are recruiting for a Procurement Buyer or Senior Buyer. Applicants need procurement or supplier management experience, within a fast-paced manufacturing or engineering environment.

The Procurement Buyer / Senior Buyer will be responsible for the sourcing and supplier management of assigned categories, most likely mechanically engineered products and manufacturing services. The role will entail a blend of operational and strategic procurement tasks - such as scheduling/re-scheduling of orders, supplier development and negotiation.

Specific duties of the jobholder will include:

  • Supplier development and supplier improvement activities of critical supply and subcontract partners
  • Manage supply of products and components to meet customer/production demand
  • Co-operation with engineering/technical colleagues in relation to supplier quality issues
  • Contribution to department savings targets
  • Support initiatives to drive efficiencies and improvements in procurement processes/systems

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Experience as a Buyer, Senior Buyer, Category Buyer or Strategic Buyer within manufacturing or engineering
  • Experience in taking ownership and resolving supplier issues
  • The ability to use and understand procurement data to drive decision making
  • Comfortable working with engineering colleagues, and suppliers on technical issues
  • Capable of working under-pressure in a fast-paced environment

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Adam Cardey
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