Senior Buyer

Posted 01/06/2021 by Hays

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
£40,000 - £45,000/annum benefits

Senior Buyer | £45k p/a | Sheffield | Full Time, Permanent

Your new role
A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join a growing manufacturing business within the South Yorkshire area on a permanent basis. As Senior Buyer you will be responsible for negotiating with suppliers, focusing on purchasing to deliver best value for the organisation focusing on both direct and indirect purchasing.

You will be providing cost effective and value added purchasing services to the business and have strong analytical skills with the ability to work as part of a team or as an individual. This role will also involve managing a small team and focusing on strategic procurement, supplier relations and stakeholder engagement.

Key Responsibilities

  • Management and implementation of Procurement/Category Strategy
  • Management and develop key supplier relationships and monitoring of supplier performance
  • Sourcing products from the UK and overseas
  • Achieve cost reductions through tendering and negotiation
  • Risk management
  • Undertake tender exercises to ensure best deal is secured
  • Sourcing of new suppliers and onboard in line with company policy and procedure
  • Review and agree favourable terms and conditions
  • Look for ways in which current practises can be improved and assist in implementation
  • Work closely with internal and external stakeholders
  • Management of a small team of Buyers

What you'll need to succeed

  • Experienced within a Manufacturing / Engineering environment
  • Experienced in a Strategic Procurement position
  • Proven negotiation and influencing skills
  • Excellent communication & listening skills
  • Excellent ICT & Analytical skills with experience on MS Office packages & MRP/ERP
  • Experienced in managing or overseeing a team
  • CIPS or professionally qualified
  • Knowledge of Legal requirements
  • Contract and Supply Relationship Management experience

What you'll get in return
Salary up to £45,000 per annum
Full company benefits package
Opportunities for continued development
Currently working from home with Hybrid working moving forwards

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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