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Senior Buyer

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorManufacturing, Technology & Electronics
Salary£35,000 to £45,000 per annum
LocationsLancashire, North West
Contract TypePermanent or Interim
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted07 September 2018

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Senior Buyer - Electronics - Manchester

Client Details

My client is a growing market leading Electronics based business based in Manchester. They are looking for a Senior Buyer, this business has a fantastic culture and are always looking at ways to improve their business.


The Key responsibilities for this Electronics Senior Buyer based in Manchester will be;

  • To manage specific categories within Purchasing such as Machined parts, various electrical components etc.
  • Analyse the market and proactively seek ways to improve processes and make educated purchasing decisions.
  • Manage the ERP system effectively as well as updating costs and specifications.
  • Adapt accordingly to the change in market.
  • Liaise with key stakeholders to ensure efficiency and that a collaborative approach is taken.
  • Manage a multinational supply base by building and maintain new and existing relationships whilst securing the best terms and negotiating on cost.


The Successful candidate for this Buyer role will be the following;

  • Able to demonstrate deliverables and impacts they have made in purchasing functions previously and look at implementing improvements in this role.
  • Eager to progress and on their way up through development and success.
  • Have experience of strategic sourcing and risk mitigation.
  • Analytically minded and able handle data and use this to strategically approach certain purchasing activities as well as being ERP/MRP competent.
  • Show initiative and be commercially minded.
  • Relevant degree and CIPS qualified.
  • Have a minimum of 3 years experience in a Senior Buyer role or equivalent and come from a manufacturing background.

Job Offer

£35,000 - £45,000 per annum

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