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Senior Buyer

22 Nov 2022
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Job Description

Are you looking to work for an established and respected employer?

Are you an experienced Senior Buyer with knowledge of supplier processes?

Do you have experience in a supplier continuity capacity?

If so, we have an exciting opportunity in Peterborough, Huddersfield, Darlington or Daventry for a Senior Buyer to work for one of our clients who is best in their class for performance and reliability in their product.

In this role you will initially be working on a 12-month, with the potential for an extension. Our client is offering an excellent salary up to £31.59 per hour, depending on experience.

As the Senior Buyer your responsibilities would include:

  • Independently procure inventory, supplies, and capital goods, arranging timely deliveries.
  • Analyse complex purchasing initiatives and processes in the interests of cost effectiveness
  • Prepare and present recommendations of improvement opportunities
  • Evaluate consistent application of sourcing procedures and processes
  • Support activities such as vendor management, industry and market analysis, process analysis, and model building
  • Lead analysis projects/initiatives providing coaching to less experienced analysts
  • Develop effective relationships with vendors and suppliers
  • Management and execution of engineering releases
  • Other duties as deemed reasonable

Person Specification:

  • Experience of managing suppliers
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • College, university, or equivalent degree in supply chain management or a related subject required.
  • Intermediate level of related Supply Continuity work experience required
  • Key Work Tasks
  • Knowledge of supplier processes
  • Able to travel and visit suppliers when required

To find out more about the Senior Buyer position, please apply and we will be in touch to discuss the role in more detail.

This is an exciting opportunity to develop your career within this industry with a collaborative, supportive and ambitious employer in Kent.

About Morgan Jones:
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