Senior Buyer (12 Month Contract)Bristol (South Bristol, North Somerset)
£35,000 to £50,000 DOE + 25 days holiday + private healthcare + Structured Career Development + Personal Pension Plan + Flexible Benefits Package + Early Finish Friday
Senior Buyer required for a leading technology manufacturer who boast a fantastic reputation within their sector, a brand truly associated with quality. They offer training and development and progression opportunities for the successful applicant
The role would suit experienced buyers from a manufacturing or engineering background. Applicants will have proven experience managing suppliers, setting up long term contracts and ensuring best price and best service terms from all suppliers. You must be prepared to work within a busy, fast paced procurement team. CIPS certifications will be advantageous, although relevant transferable industry experience is of the highest priority.
Working as part of a large overall procurement team this role focuses entirely on the strategic planning and growth of the business by supporting the supply chain by managing relationships with all suppliers in the UK and overseas. You will ensure the business has long term contracts with all key suppliers and a best price, best service approach to all supplier accounts in terms of gaining the optimum outcome in terms of profitability and deliverables across the board.This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-respected and well-established manufacturing company. They invest in their employees with ongoing training and professional development opportunities
The Role: Manage all supplier relationships into the business Ensure a best price and best service in terms of quality and delivery is achieved across all key suppliers. Work closely with NPI and R&D teams to ensure all clear shared knowledge of the overall business needs for all materials and services into the business. Play a key role in strategic planning and leadership meetings.
The Person: Must be an experienced strategic buyer/procurement professional Must be from an engineering or manufacturing background Will have experience negotiating supplier contracts and terms on a long-term basis Will ideally hold CIPS or equivalent certifications