Job description
  • Telford, Shropshire, England
  • Permanent,
  • Other Specialisms,
  • SB140524
  • 14/05/2024
Job description
Gap Personnel (operating as an employment business) are currently recruiting for our client in Telford for a Senior Buyer on a permanent basis. This is an excellent opportunity to grow and develop with a company that is continuously growing and is well established, with full support from the Managing Director.

Are you looking to step up to the next role within your procurement career? Are you a passionate and enthusiatic person with abilities to communicate and develop relationships internally and externally? Have you a passion for buying within manufacturing and engineering? 

Hours of work:
  • Monday - Friday
Pay: 
  • £40,000 - £50,000 dependent on experience + bonus structure + excellent holiday package
Duties and responsibilities as a Senior Buyer
  • Responsible for the sourcing & management of Domestic parts for production and Spares.

  • Supplier negotiations Spend +£20million.

  • Establishment of working relationships with key / strategic suppliers.

  • New Product Introduction with Development Engineering Team.

  • Collaboration projects with other Group Companies.

  • Purchases materials and other supplies at the best possible price, with the required quality, quantity, delivery specification in accordance with company policy, procedures & process.

  • Ensure suppliers perform all aspects of Purchase Orders in line with the business needs.

  • Provide management information on material trends and availability.

  • A good understanding of technical CAD drawings and ISO9001 will be an advantage, along with a basic knowledge of various Japanese ‘work methods’ (i.e. Kaizen, Gemba, 5S).

  • The job holder will be expected to meet (and visit) with Suppliers on a regular basis to review supplier performance levels and quality performance.

  • The role will involve some travel both in the UK & Overseas.

Skills and qualifications require as a Senior Buyer
  • A go getter - willing to learn all aspects of the business to support and can develop key relationships internally and externally
  • Working within direct and indirect buying - Essential
  • Working experience within auditing and expenditure
  • CIPs qualification desired but not essential
  • Willing to travel UK & overseas
  • Passion and drive within a buying role 
If you are interested in applying for this role as a Senior Buyer please email your CV to Tara.Oreilly@gap-personnel.com alternatively, you can call on 07522 225034.

If this role is permanent, gap personnel is operating as the employment agency. If this job is a temporary role, gap personnel is operating as the employment business.gap personnel is committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job

Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy

If this role is permanent, gap personnel is operating as the employment agency. If this job is a temporary role, gap personnel is operating as the employment business.gap personnel is committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job

Whilst we endeavor to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy