Senior Buyer

Our client is a well established and growing Manufacturing business who are based in Scarborough. Due to a restructure, they are now looking for an experienced Buyer to join their procurement team looking after the production side of the business.

Working in a busy team you could be managing and supporting a team of 3/4 buyers, allocating workload, conducting appraisals and working with them on any issues that arise with their day to day duties.

You could also have your own list of vendors to manage as well as looking at supplier lists and contracts, re negotiating prices as well as reviewing current supplier performance. As a Senior Buyer you should also make sure that the compliance and regulatory requirements are adhered to at all times.

That’s why we are looking for a buyer who is already working at a similar level from within manufacturing or a similar industry. Alternatively, a buyer who is looking for that next step up and has supported their colleagues or covered in a supervisory capacity ad hoc. Having a CIPS qualification is beneficial, although not essential.

Someone who can place orders and contracts at the right price and quality to meet the MRP production schedule, Check and upload acknowledgements following order placement, progress and reschedule orders to meet build demand, Expedite purchase orders, Run overdue order report and send to suppliers, progress information as well as providing accurate delivery information to Production Control or other departments developing JIT practices and accurately updating the EFACS system with prices/lead times/confirmed delivery dates.

This is a full-time position working Monday to Thursday 8.30am - 4.50pm and Fridays 8.30am - 3.10pm. There is an Auto Enrolment Pension and car parking available.

This vacancy is being advertised through KD Recruitment Limited who are operating as an Employment Agency.

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