Senior Buyer

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Manchester, Greater Manchester | Ref: BBBH20334

£35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum

Senior Buyer - Chemicals Category

Greater Manchester
£35,000 - £40,000 plus excellent benefits

Role Profile

A brilliant opportunity has arisen to join a team within a growing company. The company is looking at bringing in someone who has extensive Procurement experience, specifically someone who has strong chemical knowledge. It is a really fantastic place to work for someone who is looking at strengthening their negotiation skills and be a very strategic purchasing professional.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Creating and developing strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Having a strong knowledge of Chemicals and understanding the company's ethos
  • Implementing the procurement/sourcing strategy ensuring cost reductions
  • Managing ongoing supplier performance
  • Delivering savings and supply chain efficiencies through strategic negotiation and procurement
  • Demonstrating the ability to work cross functionally
  • Identifying needs and working with Quality remotely
  • Maximise quality and minimise costs
  • Ensuring cost reductions at every level

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Extensive experience in Procurement
  • Proven negotiation skills and commercial acumen
  • Experience within a FMCG environment
  • Experience purchasing chemicals, or a strong knowledge of chemical products

The following may also prove to be an advantage:

  • Previous experience in an engineering/manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge commercial procurement
  • Previous experience in an FMCG environment
  • MCIPS or part CIPS qualification


Our client is a leading business based in Greater Manchester. The company is going through growth and they are getting more and more demand. It is a really great opportunity to work with an excellent team doing an excellent role.


£35,000 - £40,000 plus benefits

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