Senior Buyer

£40k - £60k
Permanent
Aldershot
17 Mar 2020
BBBH752647

Senior Buyer

Job Title: Senior Buyer
Salary: Up to £45,000
Hours & Days: Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week
Start date: ASAP
Parking: Yes
Location: Aldershot
Benefits: Bonus based around company and individual performances

My client who are a global organisation and a leader within their field have a requirement for a Senior Buyer to join the company to support the Procurement team, the supplier relationships and ensure stock availability in order to support sales, whilst ensuring slow moving inventory is not overstocked whilst balancing the needs of the business and customer.

Duties will include

  • Maintenance of purchasing contracts, agreements and terms
  • Practical involvement in identifying suppliers
  • Responding to the internal stock requests in a timely manner
  • Manage suppliers open order books
  • Placing and managing outgoing PO's
  • Maintaining lead times, minimum stocks etc where appropriate
  • Supplier reporting and forecasting
  • Facilitating and tracking supplier rebates where appropriate
  • Preventing identifying and resolving critical shortages
  • Delivery costs maintenance
  • Supplier relationships/communications/QBRs
  • Negotiation
  • Understanding the market and product changes and how they affect product strategies and communicate this to the wider business
  • Achieve companies purchasing KPI's -The KPI's will be based on stock availability, stock holding, cost saving and payment terms

Core requirements/Competencies:

  • Able to display a sense of urgency
  • Leadership experience
  • Understanding of products and their applications, the company markets and their drivers, customers and needs
  • Keep up to date with market trends and react swiftly to changes in demand
  • Planning, prioritising and organisational skills
  • Communication skills, internally and externally
  • Respect for manufacturer, customer and colleague relations
  • Understanding manufacturers capabilities, capacities and priorities and put in place contingency plans where necessary
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Negotiation skills
  • Risk management skills
  • CIPS qualified or working towards

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

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