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Senior Buyer

Senior Buyer

Senior Buyer

Leeds

Permanent, Full time

£40,000-45,000 pa

My client is looking for an experienced Senior Buyer with a strong Manufacturing/Engineering background to join the procurement team to be responsible for leading and managing all purchasing related activity for assigned Products and Services within their commodity from placement of order to delivery of product and development of the supplier and their performance. 1st level supervision activities for an assigned commodity team.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Familiar with developing Supplier strategies
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent negotiating / cost analysis skills
  • Assertiveness
  • Team Management
  • Strong teamwork ethic
  • Excellent Influencing and persuasion skills
  • Experienced practitioner within the development of KPI's to drive continuous improvement within overall Supplier Performance
  • Attention to detail
  • Project management skills
  • Relationship management skills
  • Commercial acumen
  • Customer focused / Customer orientated
  • Organisation skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to act independently
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to change
  • Ability to work within a change management environment
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel in accordance with business requirements

If this is an opportunity that you could be suited to, please contact

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