Senior Buyer

Location: Bedfordshire, England Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Sector: Client Delivery, Construction, Engineering, Corporate & Professional Services, Defence, Production, Commercial, Design, Financial Services Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Jeremy Farley

Job Title: Senior Buyer
Location: Bedfordshire
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 + Package

Hours: 37.5 Hours Per Week

Key Skills: Buyer, Procurement, Supply Chain, Mechanical, Electrical, Equipment, Component, Defence, Vehicles, Fighting Vehicle, Armoured Vehicle, SAP, ERP, CIPS, Lifecycle, Quotes, Vendor, RFQ, Off the Shelf, Defence, Stakeholder, Negotiation, COTS, MOTS, Supplier Improvement

The Role:

An experienced Senior Buyer is required to play an integral part in the direct buying of a mix of Mechanical and Electrical components and equipment used in an array of high-end projects.

So, what will you be doing as a Senior Buyer?

  • Undertaking the procurement process including issuing RFQs bid evaluation and award of contract
  • Negotiating with suppliers to ensure best value is achieved
  • Developing and maintaining stakeholder relationships
  • Ensuring that procurement activities are complaint with internal and legislative procedures
  • Contributing to the continual improvement of the supply chain
  • Supplier Improvement

What are we looking for in our next Senior Buyer?

  • Hold a Bachelor's Degree in a Business/Scientific/technical discipline
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office applications
  • Strong Direct Buying experience
  • Hold a strong knowledge of SAP ERP Systems
  • Data Literate with strong analytical skills
  • Direct buying of Mechanical (Machined items) & Electrical (Box-build, Cables, Components)
  • Experience in Quotes, Vendor Management, Negotiation
  • CIPS Qualified
  • Supply Chain experience in the Defence Environment

My client is keen to get this position filled ASAP, so if you feel you have the skills and desire to provide passion and drive as the next Senior Buyer, this is the opportunity for you!

So, if you are interested in joining a well-established, renowned, globally recognised organisation working with experts in their field as the next Senior Buyer, hit that APPLY button now!


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