Job title: Senior Buyer - engineering components (SAP needed)
*Our manufacturing and engineering client has reached and sustained an enviable level of quality and service.
*Part of a larger group, their reputation for innovation has ensured their strong position.
*Business growth combined with the organisations commitment to further reinforce its market leading status, has created an opportunity for a Senior Buyer at one of their locations.
At this site, you'll enjoy the challenge of playing an instrumental role in the realisation of products for global customers. But you'll also encounter opportunities to expand and develop your skills in a way that's quite simply unrivalled anywhere else. Because their purchasing professionals never stand still. You'll experience a wide variety of challenges throughout the function, as you hone your expertise along a broad career path.
As a Senior Buyer, you'll take procurement responsibility for all materials purchasing using SAP with a significant budget, and you'll focus your skills on assisting the delivery of a major programme or transformation project. Either way, you'll play a pivotal role within Purchasing - selecting suppliers to provide optimum value and quality, directing teams to deliver a range of activities, and developing successful supply base strategies. Deploying leading edge purchasing techniques, deftly managing relationships with key internal customers and stakeholders, and carrying out negotiations with suppliers, you'll see to it that you lead the market.
To rise to the challenge, you'll need an impressive array of skills and experience. Ideally Degree or CIPS qualified, with a proven track record in purchasing with a decent spend, you will demonstrate highly developed business acumen and an extensive knowledge of SAP and contract management. A skilled buyer with a flair for purchasing, you combine tried and tested project management / expertise with exceptional influencing and negotiating skills.
A highly attractive package including relocation reflects the importance of the role. Further career prospects within the group are excellent.
Expion: Our manufacturing and supply chain recruitment brand is well respected for the high quality of work we have delivered for both clients and candidates. Our in-depth knowledge of manufacturing recruitment across core sectors enables us to provide expert advice based on experience and to give you the best access to blue chip client vacancies.