Senior Buyer

Derby Permanent £50,000 - £60,000 per year
  • Exciting opportunity to work in a leading manufacturing based in Derby
  • Development and growth support for your personal career

About Our Client

My Client are a leading business within manufacturing and production within the industrial sector. They have a global presence and are known for their commitment to innovation and quality and are looking for a Senior Buyer for thier Derby based site.

Job Description

As the Senior Buyer you will be responsible for managing the operational aspects of the supply chain, supporting the operational team in your division, and developing category strategies.

  • Develop Category Strategies for each area of responsibility, working with the wider business to ensure strategies are implemented in a timely manner
  • Manage the New Product Introduction (NPI) process for your categories - ensuring product is available and right first time to achieve successful machine launches
  • Support Division acting as an escalation point for Delivery / Quality / Warranty issues relating to your categories
  • Responsible for leading contractual negotiations for your suppliers (Long Term / Development / Warranty Agreements etc)

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will process:

  • Experience developing and implementing successful long-term category strategies
  • Understanding of key cost drivers within a supply base
  • Confident negotiator with a proven record of creating cost ideas and delivering significant reductions
  • Experience managing a number of NPI programs - ideally from concept to product launch
  • Ability to build strong internal relationships - preferably experience working closely with technical engineers
  • Build strong relationships across the business and the supply base, be responsible and accountable to make and influence key decisions

What's on Offer

The successful candidate will be offered

  • Up to £60,000
  • CIPS support
  • Generous pension
  • Bonus potential
  • Development Opportunities
Sarah Howden
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Phone number
+44 114 263 6025

Job summary

Job function
Procurement & Supply Chain
Direct Procurement
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
Sarah Howden
Consultant phone
+44 114 263 6025
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