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Senior Buyer

I'm working with a business who are a distributor of solar power generation equipment and hold 25% of the British solar market.


  • Maintenance of purchasing contracts, agreements and terms
  • Involvement in identifying suppliers
  • Responding to internal stock requests in a timely manner and in line with company strategy
  • Manage suppliers open order books Placing and managing outgoing POs Maintaining Auto-Order data, correct lead times, minimum stocks etc where appropriate
  • Preventing identifying and resolving critical shortages Preventing, identifying and resolving allocation issues Master data such as commodity codes, country of origin etc Delivery costs maintenance
  • Supplier relationship management
  • Ensuring appropriate stock levels via system interrogation and subsequent actions Negotiations
  • Understand market and product changes and how they affect product strategies, and communicate this to the wider business.


  • Understaning of manufacturers capabilities, capacities and priorities to put in place contingency plans where necessary
  • Negotiation skills
  • Influencing skills
  • Risk management
  • CIPS qualified, or working towards

Job Offer

Competitive salary & package

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Job Type
Industry Sector
Salary and benefits
£4k Bonus, 5% Pension, 22 days hol,
Career Level
Experienced (4 years +)
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