Senior Buyer

Horsham Permanent £30,000 - £35,000
  • Senior Buyer
  • Senior Buyer, Procurement, Purchasing

About Our Client

The role is with an established design and manufacturing business supplying into defence who are going through a large amount of growth and as a result are looking to broaden the team!

Job Description

Manage Procurement activities for supplier portfolio, running regular business reviews, examining performance & setting improvement goals to meet objectives.

  • Develop & drive strong supply partnerships identifying opportunities to climb the value chain & maximise value add to deliver a high performing agile supply chain network
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement
  • Perform regular risk assessments & supplier audits, validating suppliers & their investments to ensure that our combined business directions remain convergent
  • Deploy problem solving techniques to drive a step change in supplier performance and resolve issues at a root cause level
  • Identify and develop new supply sources capable of meeting our demanding specifications and commercial needs
  • Prepare RFI & RFQ documentation
  • Facilitate the introduction of new parts, adapting the supply chain to support emerging needs
  • Drive change, managing the process of engagement, disengagement and change management

The Successful Applicant

I'm looking to speak to candidates from a direct Procurement background within a manufacturing environment. Working collaboratively with Engineering, Quality, Production & Planning teams. An experienced negotiator with technical & engineering knowledge able to read and interpret technical drawings.

What's on Offer

Salary: £30,000 to £35,000

26 days holiday, Pension Scheme, Income Protection Scheme, Life Cover, Company Share Incentive Plan, Group EV Salary Sacrifice Scheme & on-site parking.

Matthew Fisher
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+44 193 226 4035

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Matthew Fisher
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+44 193 226 4035
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