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Senior Buyer

Elevation Recruitment Group



£50000 - £58000/annum bonus, pension, holiday and benefits


Posted: 13/01/2022

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A world renowned Industrial, Electric & Electronic Machinery manufacturer, based in Leeds, have a new position for a procurement professional to join their existing team as a Category Buyer. The role is responsible for leading and managing all purchasing related activity for assigned commodities and services.

This multi-national £150m t/o business prides itself on innovation and research across it's divisions, seeking best in class initiative's that improve its products and services to their global customers.

Your role as a Senior Buyer will work with cross functional stakeholders; Finance, Design, Engineering, Production and Commercial, as well as external suppliers maintaining key working relationships that improve service levels in Supplier Performance, Price and Commodity Quality.

Based in Leeds, the core duties of the Senior Buyer are:

+ Take ownership of your commodities
+ Understand your and build positive working relationships with your stakeholders
+ Manage team to ensure timely and accurate updates and compliance with:
+ Conduct commodity annual appraisals, reviewing supplier and project performance to ensure you understand the subject matter with factual information that will help you drive improvements
+ Undertake sourcing strategies with robust formal tenders while working as a wider unit to ensure commercial and financial risk are mitigated
+ Provide on going reporting for your commodities and product performance, including continued supplier appraisals to ensure you keep commercial aware of changes and adaptations in todays world

Your background:

+ CIPS qualification or equivalent experience / qualifications
+ HNC or Degree qualified and/or relevant experience within a related manufacturing industry
+ Excellent experience and working knowledge of contract drafting / and the negotiation of supply agreements
+ Experience in managing supplier performance and implementing effective countermeasures as appropriate

* £50,000 - £58,000
* Bonus, Pension, Holiday, Flexible Benefits
Leeds, Senior Buyer, Engineering

Elevation Recruitment Group's Procurement and Supply Chain division work with a vast range of businesses across Yorkshire and Humberside, Lincolnshire and East Midlands regions

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