Job: Senior Buyer

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Title Senior Buyer
CategoriesEngineering, Specialised Skills
Job Information

We are looking for a Senior Buyer with experience working in the Engineering sector to join a very established Engineering firm based in Alrode.

To be considered for this role you must meet the requirements listed below:

Purchasing or Supply Chain Management Qualification

Qualified Mechanical Engineer or Trade Tested Fitter / Millwright

Minimum 5 years experience as a Buyer within the Engineering & Manufacturing environment

Working experience & knowledge of contracts management & supplier chain processes

Computer literate (Ms Office including Navision & SAP)

Excellent time management & communication skills

Health, Safety & Environmental working knowledge

Resilient, self motivated & able to work under pressure

You will be required to carry out the following duties:

Purchasing of goods, materials, components & services required within the specified budget

Ensure the continuous supply of required goods, materials & services.  Should there be any problems you will need to communicate with the relevant departments & ensure that this is resolved in a timely & cost effective manner.

Research & evaluate the market for the best quality & cost of products & services required

Develop, maintain & implement cost effective procurement processes

Negotiate contracts & prices with the relevant suppliers

Assess & evaluate suppliers.  This also includes performance reviews on contracts

Review tender applications from potential suppliers

Prepare purchase orders in a timely manner

Contact suppliers to rectify errors on invoices / deliveries etc.

Mentor & coach the assistant buyers in your team

Compile various reports for management on a weekly, monthly & yearly basis.

Willingness to learn

If you are interested in the above position & you meet all the requirements listed above.  Submit your CV & state the position you are applying for in the subject line.

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

Salary is negotiable depending on experience.




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