Senior Buyer

Ref No. EMP455463
Salary £36,000 - £48,000/annum
Location Southampton, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Now Interviewing

Introduction

A manufacturing engineering business require a Senior Buyer. The Senior Buyer will mainly be responsible for operational supplier and supply chain management, driving suppliers against OTD/OTIF.

Important

Senior Buyer, Buyer, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Engineering

The Job

A manufacturing engineering business require a Senior Buyer. The Senior Buyer will mainly be responsible for operational supplier and supply chain management, driving suppliers against OTD/OTIF.

The Senior Buyer will work within a team of other Senior Buyers and Buyer/Expeditors to drive the achievement of operational purchasing goals around supplier OTIF and delivery. Supplier development and working closely with engineering colleagues, are also important parts of the role. The Senior Buyer will also contribute towards cost saving objectives, and category strategies.

Specific duties of the Senior Buyer include:

  • Drive supplier development programme for key suppliers
  • Support and manage supplier NCR requests and associated Corrective Action Reports
  • Manage suppliers against; delivery performance, capacity management, and lead-time KPIs
  • Advise procurement colleagues of shortages, and threats to project/production schedule
  • Drive rationalisation of supplier and materials
  • Support category and project procurement activities

Senior Buyer applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Purchasing experience within a manufacturing or engineering business
  • Operational supplier management, and supply chain management experience
  • Negotiation experience
  • A positive, enthusiastic self-starter

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

 

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