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Senior Buyer

Reference506230_741087
EmployerBadenoch & Clark
Industry SectorManufacturing, Manufacturing - Other
Salary£37,000 to £41,000 per annum
Benefits7.5% performance bonus
Town/CitySomerset
LocationsSomerset, South West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted22 March 2018

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Job Title Senior Buyer
Location North Somerset
Salary £37,000 – 41,000 (depending on experience)
Job Type Permanent
Posted 22/03/18
Consultant Scott Sears

Your Next Position

As Senior Buyer, you will be responsible for multiple suppliers within an assigned commodity base. Key responsibilities include:

•Managing the top 20 suppliers within an assigned commodity base in areas related to pricing, stock holding, capacity planning, risk mitigation, obsolescence and quality issues.

•Creating and developing a commodity specific buying strategy to ensure supplier risks are identified, actioned and mitigated where possible.

•Making sure suppliers continue to perform to the required standard as regards delivery, cost, quality and responsiveness through frequently visiting existing suppliers and addressing any potential issues. The position also involves sourcing new suppliers and establishing an exit plan should any existing partners not deliver.

•Create/negotiate contracts and terms of business with suppliers in order to achieve savings, add value and improve business efficiency through reducing lead times.

The pre-requisites for success

You will have experience in the procurement and delivery of direct commodities, having previously worked in the purchasing/supply chain function of an organisation in the manufacturing/engineering sector. You will also be accustomed to resolving multiple supplier issues, coupled by being able to deploy robust stakeholder management skills to on-board new suppliers and form solid relationship with internal teams. You will also have experience in significant outsourcing projects and be able to effectively communicate with third party suppliers.

How you’ll be rewarded

As a business, our client is committed to creating an idyllic working environment where by employees feel valued for their services, and happy in their profession. The position offers a rewarding salary of up to £41,000, excluding a 7.5% performance bonus. You will also have the opportunity to develop your career at a global player, who operates in 30 countries, and serves a $6BN market.

The Next Steps

If you wish to become part of a renowned brand that offers significant rewards and an opportunity to raise your profile within the industry, please don’t hesitate to contact Scott Sears – Recruitment Consultant (Procurement and Supply Chain )-on[email removed] where I will answer any queries you may have concerning the position.





Badenoch & Clark is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Badenoch & Clark is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a registered Disability Symbol User.

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