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Senior Buyer

Perm
Renfrewshire
Renfrewshire
Competitive + Hybrid Working
Supply Chain & Procurement
SJB28149
25.01.2023

Shuna Boyle

Senior Recruitment Consultant
Procurement & Supply Chain
shuna.boyle@escaperecruitment.com
01506 517 214
07549 035 192

Description

Escape Recruitment is working with an innovative Supply Chain Supplier to the Renewable Sector who is looking to appoint a Senior Buyer.

The Senior Buyer will support the Procurement Manager and will oversee the team’s purchasing activities. They will be responsible for managing Supplier performance and ensuring on-time delivery of all orders placed.

Responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Build relationships with key Suppliers and monitor their performance, quality and OTD
  • Mentor and support junior members of the team
  • Ensure the ERP system is updated with all purchasing information
  • Work closely with colleagues in Sales to understand the procurement workflow
  • Obtain quotes and place purchase orders with Sub-Contractors
  • Monitor and present KPI’s to drive continuous improvement
  • Identify issues and escalate quickly Resolve issues relating to invoicing

Experience and knowledge required for the role:

  • Previous experience working in a similar Buyer/purchasing role within an engineering or manufacturing environment
  • Strong negotiation and commercial skills
  • Commercial accumen
  • Experience working in a busy purchasing environment and managing multiple PO’s
  • Ability to build strong working commercial relationships with Suppliers
  • Project management skills
  • Strong time management skills and able to prioritise workload independently

Interested?? Please send your CV today….