Role details

Senior Buyer

Peterborough   •   £25,000 - £35,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Opportunity to develop professional procurement career in an SME environment
  • Attractive rewards package

About Our Client

This is a medium sized manufacturing organization in Peterborough East Anglia, that as a result of a promotion, is looking to recruit a Senior Buyer.

Job Description

The senior buyer, based in Peterborough, will be working within an manufacturing environment who's main responsibilities are to support the Purchasing Manager in managing the day to day running of the purchasing department. This position would suit a skilled procurement and supply chain professional who is looking to further develop their career. The Senior Buyer role requires an individual who is proactive, focused and is able to effectively communicate across all levels. The individual must be a leader who drives continuous activities within their group, as well as someone who has the initiative and drive to see a job through to a satisfaction and derive satisfaction from a job well done.

A range of objectives and KPIs from short to long term will apply, typically embracing:

  • Ensuring direct parts are delivered on time
  • Significant contribution to the Purchasing Positive Variance (PPV)
  • Commitment from suppliers to continually work on an annual cost down program.
  • Be strategically minded

The Successful Applicant

  • Senior Buyer based in Peterborough
  • Knowledge of working within an engineering and manufacturing environment
  • Understanding of how to strategically procure
  • Be able to operate within a fast pace environment
  • Effective peer group working and performance management leadership
  • Able to work in a low cost country sourcing environment
  • Demonstrate examples of where they have dealt with detailed procurement projects
  • Demonstrate real potential for development into senior positions

What's on Offer

£25,000 to £35,000 plus benefits

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