Senior Buyer - Mechanical

Ref No. EMP456869
Salary £35,000 - £45,000/annum
Location Stevenage, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Applicants Required

Introduction

My clients who are a world leading innovative technology manufacturer is currently recruiting for a Senior Buyer - Mechanical to join on a permanent basis.

Important

Proven experience as a Buyer, manufacturing background and mechanical commodity experience is essential.

The Job

My clients who are a world leading innovative technology manufacturer is currently recruiting for a Senior Buyer - Mechanical to join on a permanent basis.

Joining a large-scale international manufacturer, this role will join an established procurement division with designated commodity responsibilities within the mechanical procurement team.

The Senior Buyer will support the development and implementation of group category strategy leading on negotiations with suppliers to optimise cost, delivery and quality of products.

Role - Senior Buyer - Mechanical

Location - Stevenage, Hertfordshire

Type - Permanent

Salary - £35,000 - £45,000 + Benefits (DOE)

Key responsibilities of the Senior Buyer - Mechanical / Mechanical Buyer role and not be limited to:

  • Supporting the development and implementation of Group Category strategy, pro-actively providing ideas and solutions
  • Leading negotiations with suppliers to optimise cost, delivery and quality of products
  • Fully collaborating with multifunctional and international teams, to support definition and negotiation strategies for specific categories and/or projects
  • Managing suppliers and, where necessary, building up longer-term supplier management expectations. Contributing to managing supplier performance in support of the Supply Chain Managers Operational targets
  • Taking a key role in supporting functional excellence programmes, identifying and developing areas for improvement where new processes may be required
  • Providing and presenting briefs and reports for Senior Management reviews including potential issues/risks
  • Identifying & securing savings opportunities to the benefit of group competiveness.
  • Raising & negotiating contract documents, raising, maintaining and managing Request for Quotations, Purchase Orders and outstanding order books in an effective and timely manner

Key skills and experience required for Senior Buyer - Mechanical / Mechanical Buyer role and not limited to:

  • Proven experience as a Buyer, manufacturing background is essential
  • Mechanical commodity experience is preferred - machining, casting, fabrications etc
  • Proven track record in cost reduction activities
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken

To apply for this Indirect Senior Buyer - Mechanical / Mechanical Buyer role, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

To apply for this Indirect Senior Buyer - Mechanical / Mechanical Buyer role, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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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