Senior Buyer

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28 days ago

Senior Buyer
£30 - 40 Per Hour (PAYE)
Inside IR35


  • Manage large, complex supplier relationships to ensure quality, cost, delivery, and responsiveness targets are achieved eradicating and/or escalating problems efficiently both internally and externally to minimise impact on our business.
  • Develop and agree contracts as required and manage and enforce complex contractual obligations.
  • Conduct large spend category requests for quotation, evaluation, negotiations, and sourcing activities as directed in order to obtain a full range of products and services from suppliers that meet planned performance targets and Meggitt guidelines.
  • Drive annual cost down and minimize supplier cost increases. Accountable for commodity Purchase Cost Variance (PCV) performance for designated commodities.
  • Raise orders and/or other demand signals accurately and on time to ensure all goods and services are supplied in accordance with customer and company requirements whilst at the same time optimising levels of inventory.
  • Ensure compliance with government laws and regulations and company policies and processes.
  • Apply experience and skills to understand risk and proactively manage potential performance issues before issues escalate into a larger crisis.
  • Lead cross-function and senior level meetings internally and externally as required to ensure successful resolution of issues.


  • Strong experience as an operational/senior buyer within a manufacturing firm, specifically with purchasing of raw materials.
  • Experience within aerospace/defence highly desireable.
  • Experience within operational buying essential.
  • Excellent experience in supplier management and contract negotiation.

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Fahad McCann
Recruitment Consultant

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