United Kingdom | change country 

Supply Chain Jobs: A supply chain recruitment resource and the UK's best supply chain career opportunities

Headline Job
Lead Commercial Adviser/Commercial Adviser and Lea...

Featured Jobs
Procurement Strategy and Policy Advisor

Procurement Specialist

Head of European Business Development (logistics)

Featured Recruiters

Senior Buyer - Industrial manufacturing

Job Title

Senior Buyer - Industrial manufacturing

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorOther
Salary£40,000 to £45,000 per annum
LocationsSouth East (Excl London), Surrey
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted06 October 2017

Back to Results Email a friend Print  Email DirectApply Now

Senior Buyer to manage the UK procurement of raw materials

Client Details

A world leading supplier of personal protective solutions, specialising in the design and manufacture of high-performance chemicals.


  • Proper utilisation of the Company's overall buying power in obtaining the best value to the correct specification in support of the Group’s objectives.
  • Providing day to day management of suppliers and purchasing requirements.
  • Negotiation of agreements with suppliers and taking responsibility for agreements where necessary.
  • Ensuring that suppliers deliver in accordance with Service Level Agreements including agreed time, cost and quality measures and report back to management on these metrics.
  • Ensuring that accurate records are maintained and followed for audit trace ability.
  • Willingness to travel and meet with Supply Chain

  • Maintain up-to-date supplier lists and pricing arrangements to ensure the best commercial terms
  • Calculate future purchasing needs based on recent sales usage (including the right mix of products to receive volume and margin)

  • Develop, maintain, evaluate and expand reliable sources of supply to ensure adequate supplier production capacity, and to ensure that all risks associated with the procurement function are identified

  • Part number changes, price changes and new product launches


  • Educated to at least a Bachelor's degree or equivalent/ MCIPs is an advantage or Diploma/Certificate in Procurement/Supply Chain Management
  • Proven purchasing experience within an engineering/manufacturing environment
  • Background in Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement
  • Demonstrate skills in Microsoft packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Job Offer

£45,000 plus package

Back to Results Email a friend Print  Email DirectApply Now

Recruiter: Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Tel: N/A
Recruiter Profile
View all jobs
Headline Job
Travel and Logistics Manager - Manchester Metropol...

Candidate Login

Candidate Registration
Apply for Jobs and / or opt into our Candidate database

Daily Job Alerts
New Jobs direct to your inbox

  Job of the Week  
Procurement Specialist

Latest Jobs
Senior Buyer

Home  |  Search Jobs  |  Find Leading Procurement & Supply Chain Recruiters  |  Blog  |  Client List  |  Contact  |  About Us   |  Jobs
Supply Chain Sitemap  |   Sitemap  |   Privacy Statement  |   Facebook  |   Twitter