Senior Buyer

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Bradford, West Yorkshire | Ref: BBBH29063


Senior Buyer
Salary: £40,000-£45,000

Role Profile
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a fantastic company based near Bradford. My client is looking for a Senior Buyer who will work strategically and will focus on Supplier relationships and cost savings. It is an excellent opportunity for someone who is wanting to join a fast paced environment and has experienced with the full Purchasing process. You will be looking after a specific category, there is no management but you will be expected to guide lesser experienced buyers.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Issuing RFQs to suppliers and negotiating pricing and commercial terms
  • Raising purchase orders for both direct materials, specifically chemicals
  • Expediting deliveries to ensure OTIF
  • Managing ongoing supplier performance
  • Delivering savings through effective negotiation and procurement
  • Working closely with suppliers ensuring excellent relationships
  • A strong understanding of the commodity

Skills and Experience
The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Previous procurement experience in a Buyer role
  • A good understanding of systems and Excel
  • Proven negotiation skills and commercial acumen
  • The ability to look at the possible cost saving opportunities

The following may also prove to be an advantage:

  • Previous experience in a fast paced environment
  • Understanding of high quality and health and safety aspects of commodities
  • Knowledge / understanding of chemicals
  • MCIPS or part CIPS qualification

Our client is a leading business based near Bradford. it is an excellent time to join the company where they are passionate in developing and growing their team.

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