Senior Buyer

Location:
Essex
Job Type:
Permanent
Industry:
Engineering
Job reference:
BBBH151958_1650983175
Posted:
30 days ago


Senior Buyer


This is an exciting time to join an organisation at a real point of exceptional growth. Reporting to the Procurement Senior Management, you will work collaboratively within the procurement department along with key stakeholders across the business, looking after a multitude of direct or indirect category spend.

Who we are looking for?
We are looking for a committed Automotive Procurement professional to join an Industry leader at a pivotal point of business growth.

What will you be doing?

  • Owning and managing multiple sourcing projects from concept through to delivery
  • Assisting in the negotiating of reliable vendors and service providers
  • Coordinating research on potential products, vendors and services and comparing prices and quality to ensure the best deals
  • Develop and execute commodity strategies for larger areas of spend
  • Attend and contribute to or lead meetings with staff and other stakeholders, capable of influencing and driving topics to conclusions


The experience you'll bring

  • A strong commercial negotiator with a proven track record of managing a complex supplier base across a range of commodities
  • Good relationship management skills
  • Strategic thinking
  • Ability to coach less experienced members of the team
  • Ability to support in the contract management negotiations and manage the end-to-end procurement process of RFI, RFQ, comparative analysis, supplier selection and order creation across a broad range of commodities

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