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Senior Buyer

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorAutomotive & Transport Systems, Manufacturing
Salary£32,000 to £36,000 per annum
Town/CityStoke on Trent
LocationsStaffordshire, West Midlands
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted10 May 2018

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Senior Buyer - Manufacturing - Stoke on Trent

Client Details

My client is a large multinational Manufacturing and Production business based in the Stoke on Trent area and are continuously growing as a business. They are looking for a Senior Buyer to join their fast paced purchasing function on a 6 month fixed term contract with the hope that it goes permanent.


The responsibilities of this Stoke on Trent based Senior Buyer will be;
  • To manage a spend of around £11Million purchasing various fabrications and assemblies.
  • Maintain and develop strong relationships with a number of main suppliers as well as additional new and existing suppliers.
  • Deliver the required cost savings through negotiating costs without compromising quality.
  • Work closely with the design engineers to support engineering costs breakdown.
  • Manage your category competently, keeping up with demands and in some cases short time scales.


The successful candidate for this Manufacturing and Production Senior Buyer role will;
  • Have a minimum of 4 years experience within a manufacturing role, a fabrications background would be preferable.
  • Be able to keep up with a fast paced environment and cope in a pressured environment.
  • Be capable of owning their role, managing their own category and take full responsibility for ensuring that they deliver.
  • Track record of success in a fast paced demanding environment
  • Comfortable managing stakeholders across a multi-site basis

Job Offer

£32000 - £35000

6 month contract

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