Senior Buyer

Senior Buyer - Manufacturing and Production - Greater Manchester

Client Details

My client is a high growth and innovation lead Manufacturing and Production business with a fantastic culture and vision, they are looking for a Senior Buyer to improve their existing team. This will be a strategic role which will encompass NPD and VAVE to push purchasing and the wider business forward.


The key responsibilities within this Senior Buyer role based in Greater Manchester will be;

  • Manage a global supply base, with the ability to mitigate risk throughout all suppliers.
  • Ensure quality and other aspects are met including costs in line with the business requirements.
  • Create and implement strategic processes with a clear understanding of the market and achievement in mind.
  • Liaise with Key stakeholders and be heavily involved with NPD adding value through the likes of VAVE.
  • Maintain market knowledge and be commercially astute.
  • Build on new and existing relationships with suppliers.


The successful candidate for this Senior Buyer role within Manufacturing and Production will be the following:

  • Operating at a similar level currently within a General Manufacturing/ Electro mechanical Organisation.
  • Able to demonstrate key deliverables through strategic sourcing and show this on their CV.
  • Experience of managing a large supply base both in number and variance.
  • Able to communicate well with internal stakeholders and add value throughout the process of NPD.
  • Experienced in VAVE projects and be able to communicate this through their CV and verbally.
  • Have a strategic and innovative mind set with the overall needs of the business and improvement in mind.

Job Offer

£35,000 - £45,000
Job Type
Greater Manchester
Salary and benefits
£35000 to £45000 Per Annum
Career Level
Early Career (1 to 3 years)|Experienced (4 years +)
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