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Senior Buyer

Senior Buyer

  • Location

    Newcastle upon Tyne

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  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    30000-32000 Per Annum

  • Contact:

    Blaze Furley

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  • Contact phone:

    0161 976 3540

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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Senior Buyer

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

Salary: £30k-£32k

A well established manufacturer who are the lead in engineering, manufacturing, and assembling of furniture for retail are looking for an experienced senior buyer to join their team.

Senior Buyer - Responsibilities would include:

  • Manage a detailed supply chain plan for each assigned project in line with the organisational and procurement strategies and report on the progress of such projects to the relevant stakeholders
  • Identify the most appropriate supply route for each project in order for requirements to be procured in the most effective and efficient manner
  • Control the project supply chain actions whilst managing the supply chain risks to secure the supply route appropriately
  • Negotiate clear, robust, and favourable terms and conditions in an appropriate contract
  • Creating and developing collaborative strategic supply chain relationships to ensure project flows are streamlined
  • Provide analysis on project procurement costs and review opportunities to identify cost-saving initiatives
  • Assess market trends and conditions so that strategic plans can be implemented accordingly
  • Implement lean procurement techniques throughout the project process so that resource utilisation is maximised
  • Focus on continuous improvement during all aspects of the project process to ensure maximised efficiency and productivity

Senior Buyer – Person Requirements & Benefits:

  • Purchasing / Buyer: 3 years (required)
  • Manufacturing: 3 years (required)