Role details

Senior Buyer

Doncaster   •   £40,000 - £45,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Grimsby
  • Global Manufacturer

About Our Client

Our client employs over 3,500 people across five continents are proud market leaders in their field. This business can offer global career development alongside an excellent benefits package to the successful candidate.

Job Description

As part of Global Procurement team, this role of Senior Buyer will lead procurement activity for agreed category/s including raw materials and EU logistics (inbound and outbound) across business operations to deliver lowest total cost of ownership. You will develop and maintain materials and service strategies to ensure alignment across business functions and works with local site customers and other buyers to deliver and monitor progress.

You will be responsible for the purchasing of materials and services for the UK Site, in compliance with the Site's quality, health, safety and environmental (QSHE) standards. You will also drive continuous improvement programs in nominated commodity areas relating to service reliability, quality and cost effectiveness.

As a senior member of the European procurement team you will support the development of the regional team and will deputise for the European Procurement Manager for matters relating to the UK Site.

The Successful Applicant

Ideally the successful candidate will have:

  • A degree / further qualifications.
  • CIPS (desirable)
  • Excellent supplier relationship management (cost vs. price principles)
  • Examples of total ownership of a spend - having implemented long term strategy plans
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Exposure to global sourcing & supplier cost profile modelling
  • You should be capable of coaching and mentoring a team and have working knowledge of SAP (or similar)
  • A high level of computer literacy
  • Speaking multiple languages will support your application.

What's on Offer

£40000 - £45000 (annual bonus, pension scheme, life assurance, 25 days annual leave and on-going professional development).

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