Senior Buyer

Manchester Permanent £38,000 - £45,000
  • I'm looking for an experienced CIPS/MCIPS qualified Buyer
  • Strong purchasing experience with a background in manufacturing

About Our Client

I've exclusively partnered up with an engineering & manufacturing business, based in Manchester.

Job Description

The Senior Buyer will have the following responsibilities:

  • Responsible for several categories (chemicals)
  • Managing a global supplier based
  • Ensure Suppliers adhere to QMS standards (ISO9001)
  • Distribute and record Business Process Questionnaires
  • Support Compliance activities - ie Modern Slavery, ESG
  • Retain copies of ISO certificates
  • Maintenance of Vendor Approval System
  • Desktop and Supplier Audits - Supplier Risk Management
  • Compliance with Purchasing Policy and Procedures
  • Sourcing and Resourcing of Products to support the Business
  • Liaise with Manufacturing to determine product needs.
  • Run MRP reports in ERP System
  • Maintaining Item Master and Vendor Database
  • Support of Global Supply Chain
  • Support of CSI-10 Implementation
  • Understanding and improvement of KPI Metrics

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate for the Senior Buyer role will ideally have the following key skills & qualities:

  • Strong experience in Purchasing.
  • Qualified or Studying CIPS
  • Experience in a Manufacturing Environment
  • Experience of Procurement in the Chemical industry
  • Understand of Sustainability in the Supply Chain
  • Good IT skills - excel
  • Knowledge of MRP
  • Data/Process Driven
  • Good understanding of Direct and Indirect Spends
  • Experience of MRP/ERP
  • Continuous Improvement experience
  • Good Problem Solving skills
  • SAP or similar
  • Commodity based tracking
  • KPI generation and improvement palns

What's on Offer

  • £40,000 - £45,000
Conor Hayden
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Phone number
+44 114 263 6015

Job summary

Procurement & Supply Chain
Direct Procurement
Industrial / Manufacturing
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Consultant name
Conor Hayden
Consultant phone
+44 114 263 6015
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