Senior Buyer

As a Senior Buyer you will coordinate and oversee the purchasing of goods, raw materials and equipment, overseas as well as domestic, to ensure that the company’s operational needs are met, taking into account price, quality and delivery to ensure continuity of supply


Previous experience in dealing with the Far East
Management of team
Experience in a similar role, including import/export and post Brexit requirements
Excellent communication, negotiation, interpersonal and influencing skills
Able to manage time effectively, prioritise tasks and achieve set targets
Previous experience of working in a purchasing team preferably within a fast paced manufacturing environment
Experience of working closely with suppliers
An aptitude for figures and the ability to manage a budget
Financial and accounting knowledge for calculating margins, gross profit and discounts
Keen attention to detail and accuracy
An understanding of Supply Chain Management & Logistics
Excellent computer skills and knowledge of spreadsheets, presentation software and other stock management software and systems
Excellent attention to detail and high standards for quality control

Salary £43,000 – £46,000

*Please note that we will only reply to candidates who have all the relevant experience*

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