- Posted 02 March 2023
- Salary £40000 - £45000 per annum + perks
- Job type Permanent
- DisciplineEngineering & Manufacturing Jobs
- Contact NameChris Quinn
Vickerstock are working in partnership with a manufacturing company supplying to the global market on the appointment of a Senior Buyer/Procurement Lead.
If you are an experience Buyer with a minimum of 3 years experience working in a fast paced, manufacturing environment, this could be the perfect move for you!
This role will offer you an opportunity of progressing to Supply Chain Management / Procurement Management within 2 years.
What's in it for you?
Starting salary of up to £45,000
Full private healthcare cover
Flexibility to work from home
40 hour week with flexitime Mon - Thurs and early finish on a Friday
In your new role:
Report directly to the Supply Chain Manager
Sourcing materials from local and global suppliers
Building strong relationships with new and existing suppliers, securing supply contracts to achieve best commercial terms and contracts
Purchasing consumables, non-production parts, supplies and equipment
Expedite open orders from suppliers
Develop strong working relationships with Engineering, Production, Planning, Sales & Finance departments
Monitoring ongoing spend against annual budgets and reporting Finance
Lead the purchasing team through prioritisation of tasks and planning orders of raw materials and parts to meet production schedule
Train new team members on the expected standards and procedures in purchasing
Overseeing order book and on-time delivery
Managing inventory levels and stores
Liaising with transport companies for global shipping
Updating and maintaining purchasing scorecards and reports
Review of invoices to ensure accuracy with the Finance team
What you will need to succeed:
A minimum of 3-5 years experience in a procurement/buying role within a fast paced, manufacturing environment
Strong negotiation skills.
High level of attention to detail and the ability to work to strict deadlines
Must be highly proficient in all Microsoft Office packages
For a confidential conversation on how Vickerstock can support you with your next move, get in touch with our Supply Chain specialist Chris Quinn today.