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Senior Buyer

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorAutomotive & Transport Systems, Manufacturing
Salary£32,000 to £38,000 per annum
Town/CityStoke on Trent
LocationsStaffordshire, West Midlands
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted26 June 2018

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Senior Buyer - Automotive - Stoke on Trent

Client Details

My client is a well established and structured automotive business based in Stoke on Trent that is reputable within its industry for quality. They are looking for a Senior Buyer to work with the Purchasing Manager, looking after the purchasing team and delivering sound Purchasing decisions and moving forward with the company to continue to maintain and develop along with the business.


The key responsibilities for this automotive Senior Buyer based in the Stoke on Trent area will be;

  • To be involved in projects and work together with the purchasing team to develop the purchasing function in line with the business.
  • Manage a team of buyers, offering support, best practice and developing their skills.
  • Maintain and create supplier relationships and ensure that the quality, cost and turn around is improved or kept to the necessary level.
  • Work with key stakeholders and engineers on key VAVE projects.
  • Be proactive in terms of supplier selection, ensuring that sound purchasing decisions are made to improve performance in line with the business values.
  • Look at market trends and be commercially aware to act upon changes and opportunities that arise.


The Successful candidate for this Automotive Senior Buyer role will;

  • Have experience within Automotive purchasing (minimum of 2 years)
  • Be degree qualified (desirable)
  • Show an understanding of products and processes.
  • Be proactive in communicating with key stakeholders.
  • CIPS qualified
  • Commercially aware and ambitious to build their career.
  • Show consistency within their career.

Job Offer

£33,000 - £38,000 + Package

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