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Senior Buyer

  • Salary: £33000 - £39000 per annum + Additional Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 07/06/2018
  • Job reference: J387515A

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Senior Buyer


£32,000-£39,000 + Holiday + Pension + Bonus

Senior Buyer required for a global manufacturing company based in Cheltenham to join a rapidly expanding and successful team. This position will be to manage suppliers and spend categories, having responsibility over cost, quality and delivery of goods.

As Senior Buyer, you will be responsible for cost management of supplier and commodity responsibility, you will also manage things such as invoices, credits and debits. You will also be expected to be involved in supplier relationship management and have an involvement with risk management for suppliers and parts.

The ideal Senior Buyer will be competent in keys skill such as competitive purchasing, tendering and negotiation. You will ideally come from a similar engineering or manufacturing environment with a knowledge of manufacturing processes and inspection methods. Ideally, if you be a member of a globally recognised institute such as Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) or Institute of Purchasing and Supply (ISM) and have a degree in Procurement, Engineering or Business.

The role

* Senior Buyer

* Supplier management

* Responsibility for cost, quality and delivery

* Risk management

The person

* (Ideally) Member of CIPD OR ISM and qualified to a relevant degree

* Worked in purchasing, buying or procurement in an engineering manufacturing environment

* Skilled in negotiating and tendering

* Confident and an excellent communicator

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