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Senior Buyer

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Bristol
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 09/10/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH90046

Senior Buyer 6 Month FTC - Competitive Salary - Bristol

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Buyer to join a leading engineering business based in Bristol on an initial 6 Month Fixed Term contract.

You will be working on a range of exciting design, manufacture and support projects. The business continues to win new work and grow at a significant pace, as a result we are recruiting for talented, enthusiastic and driven people.

This is a great opportunity for a procurement professional to work for a FTSE 250 engineering company and be a part of increasing the overall value derived from the supply chain.

Whats on offer?

  • An extremely competitive salary
  • Great career progression working within a leading engineering business
  • Generous benefits package (Flexible Working Hours, Pension Scheme, Child Care Vouchers)

Major Responsibilities / Accountabilities:

  • To manage and mentor a team of Buyers encouraging lean thinking and a continuous improvement culture.
  • Delivery of key category strategies.
  • Supply Chain representative for Production, Quality and Projects.
  • Prepare, issue and review supplier RFQs, recommending preferred options to the relevant stakeholder.
  • Converting purchase requisitions to purchase orders and issuing to suppliers, negotiating appropriate T&C's for the protection of the of the organisation.
  • Understand and implement contract requirements and relevant special conditions.
  • Manage and develop supplier relationships.

Qualification/ Skills & Attributes:

  • Membership of relevant professional body e.g CIPS at level 5 or above.
  • Proven procurement experience, ideally in an operational procurement environment.
  • Experience in sourcing new materials and services.
  • Ability to establish strong relationships with key stakeholders across the business.
  • Must have a good understanding of complex manufacturing processes and principles.

If you would like to be considered for the position please submit an application or contact Sarah Kesaulija on 01179 309 708

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