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Senior Buyer (+ CIPS Study)

35000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
7 Jul 2022

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Role: Senior Buyer (+ CIPS Study)

Salary: GBP35,000 - GBP40,000

Location: North Nottinghamshire

Type: Permanent

Hours: Monday to Friday - 39 Hours


2fawcett are recruiting for a Senior Buyer, to join a company located in Nottinghamshire on a permanent basis. You will be responsible for Purchasing, Procurement and Supply Chain, including planning, purchasing, inventory and materials control, as well as working with the Executive Team.

You will have a proven record of negotiation and converting into contractual agreements. You will manage the supply chain to ensure agreed stock levels are maintained and improves and customer service levels.

Role & Responsibilities of the Senior Buyer

* Developing the full concept of the supply chain, from supplier to customer

* Critically assessing and improving the supply chain, supplier base and procurement processes by designing and develop Standard Operating Procedures for Procurement & the Supply Chain

* Lead the procurement activity and negotiations for the supply of goods & services

* Increase profitability by continuous cost saving exercises to improve business profitability and commercial position

* Develop an efficient cost supply chain, taking advantage of alternative (international) sourcing

* Execute supply chain activities to contribute to the business plan, ensuring KPIs are set and achieved to deliver the business needs

* Ensure that the predicted sales & forecasting procurement process is supported by a working Sales & Operation Planning cycle each month

* Improve internal forecasting and demand planning in line with both current business requirements and achievement of growth targets

* Provide expertise and support to third party manufacturers in China and Europe to deliver robust supply chain processes

Skills and Experience required

* Experience of international purchasing and supply chains, particularly with regard to products that are configured to order rather than built for stock

* Demonstrable experience of leading by example in a small to medium sized business environment

* Excellent negotiation skills and able to operate in a commercially astute manner (both tactical and strategic)

What you will get in return

* Excellent Salary

* CIPS Study support

* Training and guidance

* On site parking
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