Senior Buyer

THE ROLE:
This business is looking to recruit a Senior Buyer to report into the Procurement and Supply Chain Manager. This position will suit someone who is ambitious and looking to progress within the organisation within a year.

The Senior Buyer will be responsible for developing strategic purchasing plans with the manager but will take the lead in implementing and reporting on the changes needed to streamline the purchasing and supply chain processes.

THE PERSON:
As this is a high level strategic role where you will take the lead in purchasing and supply chain projects, you will need to incredibly proactive and be able to work within a highly autonomous environment.

You will either be the No.3 or 4 within your current purchasing and supply chain structure with ambitions to step up into the no.2 and 1 position.

This position will suit some one from either a Blue Chip business looking for a position that provides more autonomy or some who is currently working within an SME and is looking for a more strategic position.

Skills Needed
1. Negotiation and cost reduction
2. Expediting skills
3. Resourcing to Low cost countries.
4. Extremely strong character, if a supplier wants to add a 5% increase, you will need the skills to get a 10% decrease
5. SAP
6. Dynamic, has potential to grow to Supply Chain Management role
7. Manufacturing experience in a technical position

THE COMPANY:
A medium sized fast paced manufacturing business which has experienced exponential growth in recent years.

Macildowie is a specialist recruitment consultancy with a rich history of resourcing professionals in the areas of HR & TRAINING, FINANCE and PROCUREMENT & SUPPLY CHAIN. With deep roots in the East Midlands our Consultants have an unrivalled understanding of the local market.

Macildowie Associates is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Job Type : Permanent

Location : Nottingham

Salary : 35k pa

Date Advertised : 19 Dec 2012


Sorry, this position is no longer available.

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