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Senior Buyer

  • Location

    Redditch, Worcestershire

  • Sector:

    Procurement and Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    Michelle Perkins

  • Contact email:

    michelleperkins@workwithglee.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH24154_1635759056

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Consultant:

    Michelle Perkins

Are you a Senior Buyer with experience of working within the aerospace or automotive sectors? Have you had responsibility for sub-contract supply chain, or procurement of goods and services within a production environment?

I am recruiting for a Senior Buyer to join a customer focused, large manufacturing organisation based in Worcestershire. As Senior Buyer, you will have responsibility for sub-contract supply chain as well as procurement of goods services for areas that include consumables, facilities and maintenance. You will also have responsibility for supplier audits and will drive down costs whilst ensuring delivery and quality are maintained.

You will support and implement commodity strategies, deliver KPIs within agreed time frames and develop and maintain suppliers. You will also negotiate with suppliers and set up long term agreements. You will closely with quality, NPI and logistics teams and will also identify lean and continuous improvement opportunities.

In order to carry out this role, you will need the following skills and experience:

  • Previous purchasing experience within the aerospace or automotive industries
  • Experience of MRP, inventory control and production processes
  • Familiar with working to quality standards
  • Excellent negotiation skills


In return, you will receive a salary of circa £35,000 to £40,000 plus benefits along with the opportunity to work for a leading organisation with opportunity for growth.

If you meet the above criteria, please do not hesitate to apply.

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