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Senior Buyer

My client is a privately owned manufacturing business with 3 manufacturing sites across the UK, the Senior Buyer will be responsible for both the Redhill and Crawley site.


  • Utilisation of the Company's overall buying power in obtaining the best value to the correct specification in support of the Group's objectives.
  • Providing day to day management of suppliers and purchasing requirements.
  • Negotiation of agreements with suppliers and taking responsibility for agreements where necessary.
  • Ensuring that suppliers deliver in accordance with Service Level Agreements including agreed time, cost and quality measures and report back to management on these metrics.
  • Ensuring that accurate records are maintained and followed for audit traceability.
  • Willingness to travel and meet with Supply Chain
  • Maintain up-to-date supplier lists and pricing arrangements to ensure the best commercial terms
  • Calculate future purchasing needs based on recent sales usage (including the right mix of products to receive volume and margin)
  • Develop, maintain, evaluate and expand reliable sources of supply to ensure adequate supplier production capacity, and to ensure that all risks associated with the procurement function are identified
  • Part number changes, price changes and new product launches


Procurement knowledge within a manufacturing environment
Lean manufacturing & continuous improvement
Vendor / Sub-contracting auditing
Negotiation Skills

Job Offer

Competitive Salary & Package

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Job Type
Salary and benefits
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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