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Senior Buyer
Supply Chain
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Up to £50K + benefits!
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08-Nov-2018 03:03 PM
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Our retained client is a key supplier to a number of industries including pharmaceutical, life sciences, automotive, engineering and electronics. They work with a number of the world's leading organisations and the components they manufacture form an integral part of their client's product. This has helped establish them as a leader within their field, working with key customers that they have successfully nurtured over a number of years to become an essential part of their supply chain.

Based at the European Headquarters you will report directly to the Finance Director in a newly created role to support business growth as the business is currently performing exceptionally well returning excellent profit figures and a significant increase in turnover.

They are looking for a purchasing professional to join the team and raise the profile within the purchasing department in line with long-term business strategies. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for all planning and coordination of all buying activities utilising an integrated ERP system

  • Manage supplier relationships ensuring SLA and KPIs are being met.

  • Negotiate contracts with suppliers to ensure the best cost, quality and service is being obtained.

Ideal candidates will have experience working in a Senior Buying position within manufacturing. They are looking for a high calibre purchasing professional with initiative and enthusiasm, someone willing to take the next step and drive efficiency's throughout the department.

The role will involve some travel to supplier sites across Europe and the company Headquarters in the US and as you would expect for a role of this stature our client is offering a significant competitive salary and benefits package.

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