Role details

Senior Buyer

Norwich   •   £18 - £25 per hour (£37,437 - £51,996)   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Global manufacturing brand
  • Must have bankground in manufacturing and commodity buying

About Our Client

Firmly established as a global leader with a reputation for high quality and innovative products

Job Description

I am recruiting for an exceptional opportunity to join an industry leading and globally recognised manufacturer based in Norwich. Due to a recent upturn in production, they are looking to recruit a senior buyer for a period of circa three months with a possibility of the role going permanent for the right candidate.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Engage potential suppliers both technically and commercially

  • Assist with proposal costings, as required

  • Mentor, train and develop junior members of the team including buyers and associate buyers

  • To ensure all activities undertaken are in line with current policies and procedures

  • Undertake cost down activities as instructed by the purchasing manager

  • Supplier rationalisation to ensure efficiency

  • Building excellent working relationships both internally and externally

In order to apply for this position, you must have previous experience of purchasing in a manufacturing environment. General engineering, aerospace and automotive backgrounds will be looked at favourably.

The ideal candidate will possess strong communication skills along with the ability to influence and negotiate at all levels.

On offer is a competitive pay rate within a company that offers a platform to grow and further develop your career. If you are keen to be considered, submit your CV now.

The Successful Applicant

Must have:

  • Recent manufacturing experience
  • Proven ability to negotiate
  • Excellent communication and supplier relationship management skills

What's on Offer

Competitive hourly rate

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