Our Client, a multinational group who specialise in design, manufacturing and energy supply services within the Automotive, Defence and Aerospace industry sectors are seeking a Senior Buyer professional to join their established purchasing and supply chain team. With a reputation as market leaders they are renowned to deliver on quality and service worldwide, with the company performance demonstrating a 20% profitability this financial year.
The company has a clear strategy to develop and growth the business, with a strong emphasis on people and culture and to develop their employees through professional industry qualifications.
A great opportunity for a Senior Buyer to take ownership and full responsibility of the company’s manufacturing and supply chain portfolio across the UK and EU business. The ideal candidate will be responsible for the purchasing of manufacturing materials. You will have demonstrated an understanding of pricing and inflation within the manufacturing and materials sector. Have sound knowledge of purchasing goods, materials and components in-line with service, delivery and quality targets. Ensures communication with all stakeholders on supply and demand requirements, liaising on supply problems which may impose risk on business operations. Research areas of opportunity and to reduce cost where possible. Negotiate contracts, prices and terms of business with new and existing suppliers and cease opportunity to implement cost saving strategies. Evaluate and provide performance reviews on supplier contracts but maintaining professional and consistent supplier relationships. Support departments and liaise product change requests.
A company that invests in its employees through professional industry qualifications and membership. Excellent Pension and Shareholder scheme. Offer flexible working patterns to work around family commitments.