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Senior Buyer

Job Title: Senior Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chester, Cheshire
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Start Date: Negotiable
Contact Name: Aimee Gleave
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Senior Buyer
£35,000 - £40,000

Role Profile
Cast UK are supporting their client, a global manufacturing business in the Chester area, with their requirement for a new Senior Buyer.
Key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing end to end procurement activity for both Direct and Indirect materials at site level
  • Negotiating pricing and contractual terms with suppliers
  • Developing and maintain strategic relationships with key suppliers
  • Developing effective sourcing strategies for each commodity spend area
  • Deliver savings and working capital improvements to the business

Skills and Experience
We are looking for a candidate who can demonstrate an excellent track record in developing value adding supplier relationships and delivering cost savings to impact the company's bottom line.
The successful candidate will therefore have:

  • Significant procurement experience within a manufacturing environment - Automotive experience is preferred
  • Strong negotiation skills and commercial acumen
  • Proven track record in delivering cost savings and supply chain efficiencies

CIPS qualification would also be an advantage.

Our client is a global manufacturing business in the Chester area. They are key players in their market and have enjoyed real success in the last few years, with formalised plans for continued growth and expansion over the next three years. It is therefore an exciting time to join the team as there is potential for development and career progression for individuals who show ability and commitment.

£35,000 - £40,000

About Cast UK
Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit