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Senior Buyer

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Bristol
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 09/08/2018
  • Job reference: J385185A

Senior Buyer (Bids & Programmes)- Competitive Salary - Bristol

We are looking for a Senior Buyer to joining our rapidly expanding procurement team working for a leading Engineering company in Bristol.

As a Senior Buyer you will will have both internal and external recognition as an expert. You will be responsible for driving the sourcing process, supplier risk management, supply chain assurance and collaboration with business leadership to develop a robust procurement strategy for goods and services across all area's and levels within the breadth of your responsibilities.

This is a great opportunity for a procurement professional to join a leading business with great career progression.

What's on Offer?

  • An extremely competitive salary
  • Great career progression working within a leading Engineering Business
  • 25 Days Holiday + Pension + Expenses + Flexible Benefits

Major Responsibilities / Accountabilities

  • Lead and develop any defence engineering services supply chain requirements providing subject matter expertise to other members of the; campaign, bid or project teams
  • Develop relationships with existing and new suppliers that would make this business the customer of choice, enabling the delivery of supply chain innovation
  • Ensure that all relevant Procurement activity is underpinned by suitable Supply Chain and Quality Management Plans.
  • Collaborate with: Business Development/ Category Leads / Procurement Leads / Project Leads, to develop and enhance systems, process, and best practice Supply Chain; evaluation, development and assurance.

Qualification/ Skills & Attributes:

  • Relevant degree in a Business or Engineering discipline, or equivalent experience
  • Membership of Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (MCIPS) or studying towards MCIPS or equivalent
  • 5+ years in a Procurement , Supply Chain Management or related role

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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