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Date Added: Tue 26/07/2022

Senior Buyer

Royston, UK
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Company: PROTECH RECRUITMENT LTD

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £44000 - £46000/annum

Industry Sector: Manufacturing
Location: Royston, Herts
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per annum

Key Skills: Buying, Buyer, Purchasing, Purchaser, Vendor, Relationship, Negotiation, CIPs, SAP

Overview
An excellent opportunity for an experienced Senior Buyer to join a large engineering business that specialise in a range of high-technology electronic equipment, based in South Hertfordshire.

The successful Senior Buyer will have a strong background in the purchasing and buying of various electronic and mechanical components. They will also have excellent communication skills and proven experience in negotiation. The role will involve support and scheduling functions as well as mentoring junior buyers.

Daily Responsibilities
Be responsible for Junior Buyers / understudies - planning their weekly workload and activities
Monitoring and maintaining stock levels to ensure production can run smoothly
Regular meetings with other departments to make sure activities and workloads are at optimal levels
Report any issues or potentially hazardous activity within the team to senior management
Availability of stock and suppliers lead times to support the company's supply chain and requirements
Ensuring cost effective and efficient planning, sourcing, buying, and control of the supply chain process in accordance with company procedures
Ensure goods are to be obtained at the lowest total cost necessary to support departmental objectives, contributing to the overall profitability of the company.

Requirements
Strong buying / purchasing experience, ideally on a range of electronic and mechanical components
Ability to support and mentor junior team members
Excellent negotiation capability
Strong SAP user experience
Very strong communication skills
Previous experience supporting vendor and supplier management strategies
Knowledge of ISO requirements
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