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Senior Buyer

Ref no. BHN569488
Salary £47,000/annum
Location Henley-On-Thames, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Barclay Meade are proud to be partnered once again with a leading British engineering company in it's sector and recruiting for a Senior Buyer to join their team in Henley.

Key skills required for this role

Senior Buyer, Procurement, Purchasing, Engineering, Manufacturing, Negotiation, ERP, NPI,


Technical procurement experience, Manufacturing, ERP, NPI, Engineering

Job description

As a Senior Buyer, you will play a vital role in managing the procurement process to ensure the efficient and timely acquisition of goods and services.

Key Responsibilities:

  • * Ensuring purchase orders are placed in a timely manner in relation to new components required for NPI and checking progress to ensure they are delivered to schedule.
    * Negotiate on pricing, quantities and lead times.
    * Ensuring any last-minute design changes are actioned in a timely manner.
    * Maintaining the correct level of stock to fulfil production requirements and maintain an optimal level of stock holding
    * Work alongside all departments within the business and communicate effectively with them on forecasted arrival dates for stock.
    * Producing reports on purchasing related activities.
    * Working within the ERP system to generate purchase orders that form the basis of regular stock purchasing, in line with forecast agreed from sales.
    * Record and maintain accurate computerised records of all purchasing activities.
    * Conduct market research and analysis to identify trends, market conditions, and potential risks and opportunities.
    * Stay updated on industry trends, new products, and market conditions to make informed purchasing decisions

Job Requirements:

  • * Able to communicate well, adapting to a wide range of people
    * Creative and problem solver
    * Excellent numerical skills with the ability to analyse information and prepare reports
    * A hardworking and reliable attitude, able to work autonomously but collaboratively
    * Able to work on own initiative and to tight deadlines
    * Self-motivated and sets high standards
    * Able to remain calm and focused under pressure
    * Willing to take on new challenges and driven to continually improve
    * Strong IT skills, with experience in Microsoft Office
    * Strong ability to read and interpret engineering drawings (desirable)
    * ERP Software experience necessary (Priority desirable but not essential

If you are an experienced Senior Buyer looking for a new challenge in a dynamic industry, our client offers a competitive salary and benefits package, along with excellent career development opportunities. Apply now to join their team!

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