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Senior Buyer

RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorEngineering, Engineering - Other
Salary£30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Town/CityNorth West England
LocationsCheshire, North West
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesPurchasing / Procurement Jobs
Date Posted13 September 2018

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I have just been engaged by one of my clients for a large blue chip services organisation based in The North West, who have just undergone a large restructure and are looking to split their purchasing function in two. They have created 2 x new Senior Buyer positions in their team, where one role will be responsible for Direct Procurement & the other role responsible for Indirect Procurement.

Client Details

My client is a leading global organisation, who are the industry leading go to name in the Engineering Services world. They have a presence across numerous sectors and have an annual turnover in the billions, where they are passionate on driving efficiency and reducing cost.


The Role

  • Lead all procurement, sourcing and supplier selection for allocated spend across specific projects and agreed categories to deliver best value to business.
  • Engage early with all stakeholders with respect to their Procurement requirements.
  • Develop and implement the optimal procurement strategy for repetitively purchased goods/services based on the needs of our internal customers.
  • Negotiate with all suppliers as appropriate and award the business to the supplier offering the best value for the required goods/services
  • Process all documentation via SAP/other systems as appropriate.
  • Manage supplier performance and report as appropriate.
  • Implement relevant KPI's for supply chain and spot opportunities for improvements


The Person

  • Strive to become a subject matter expert in all relevant commodities.
  • Develop and drive strong and positive Supplier Relationship management across all allocated categories.
  • Negotiate in a tough but fair manner and challenge suppliers in all aspects of Quality, Service, Technology and Price as well as T’s & C’s..
  • Ensure all stakeholders understand all relevant Procurement processes and drive all aspects of compliance.
  • Integrate ahead of time within the business and in particular the wider Procurement network to actively optimise all strategies.
  • MCIPS Qualifies
  • Degree Educated
  • Experienced in SAP software a distinct advantage

Job Offer

My client is looking to offer a base salary of up to £37k plus package for the ideal candidate

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