Senior Buyer

Location
Stockport
Salary
GBP32000 - GBP37000 per annum + Package
Posted
16 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Mar 2018
Ref
13881713/001
Contact
Sebastian Johnson
Specialist Area
Buying
Job Level
Buyer
Sector
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Buyer - Manufacturing and Production - Stockport

Client Details

My Client is a growing Manufacturing and Production business that has doubled its turnover in the last 2 years. It is advanced in its technology and research and the are looking for a Senior Buyer to join their expanding purchasing team at their site in Stockport. There goal is to streamline, improve and implement processes to optimise the efficiency and growth of their purchasing function.

Description

The responsibilities of this Stockport based Senior Buyer will be;

  • Maintain and grow supplier relationships with both new and existing suppliers
  • Play an integral part in NPI, gain earlier purchasing involvement in any projects
  • Purchase all raw materials and components needed to manufacture a range of products
  • Liaise with other departments to maximise knowledge and understanding of the whole process. Key aspects will be highlighting capacity issues, advancement in technologies available, and driving benefit through value engineering (VAVE)
  • Manage all processes of the purchasing cycle being proactive in developing better practice and integrating MRP systems

Profile

The ideal candidate for this Manufacturing and Production Senior Buyer Buyer role will be the following;

  • Forward thinking and take initiative in their role as a Commodity Lead Buyer
  • Have experience buying a series of components and raw materials that go into manufacturing a product. This will include metals, fabrications, plastics, and electronic components
  • Come from a manufacturing background preferably in electronics or engineering
  • Happy to work without advanced MRP systems and help build infrastructure to the purchasing division

Job Offer

£32000-£37000 + Package