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Senior Buyer

Senior Buyer

Senior Buyer, Hinckley  

  • Senior Buyer, Procurement Business Partner, Supply Chain Business Partner.
  • Engineering R&D and technical consulting business working with vehicle manufacturers and new technology start ups.   
  • Procurement, purchasing, supply chain, buyer role focused on the procurement of a wide range of materials and services.
  • Salary commensurate with experience (£40K - £46K as a guide) plus excellent pension contribution, 27 days holiday plus all bank holidays, bonus, and wider benefits.
  • On-going flexible and remote working available.  

This is mainly an in-direct procurement, purchasing, senior role. Procurement of quite complex services e.g. facilities management, telecommunications, utilities, software systems, specific project buying for specialist technical business units e.g. military projects  

This Senior Buyer job will involve:

  • You will be joining a collaborative team working culture and will be responsible for end-to-end supply and control of materials and services to ensure best price and delivery to support business requirements.
  • Drive procurement best practice and deliver solutions to meet business objectives.
  • Negotiate and engage with suppliers and stakeholders on procurement projects.  
  • Support specific business units on sourcing projects.
  • Carry out audits, drive supplier performance and relationship management.
  • Coach, mentor and develop junior members of the team.

This Senior Buyer job will suit:

  • Ideally CIPS level 5 qualified or working towards CIPS level 5.
  • Experience of working within a similar purchasing / procurement environment e.g. engineering, consulting, technical, manufacturing.
  • Experience of in-direct buying alongside direct buying is preferred e.g. procurement of services, project buying etc…  
  • Strong supplier and stakeholder relationship management experience – you of course need to be an experienced negotiator, but the company works very collaboratively with their suppliers.
  • Exposure to project and/or CAPEX procurement would be beneficial.

Benefits & Company Overview: 

  • You will be joining an internationally recognised engineering R&D and technical consulting organisation operating in 30 countries and part of a £700m + t/o group.  
  • £40K - £46K salary range plus excellent pension contribution, 27 days holiday plus all bank holidays, bonus, and wider benefits.
  • On-going flexible and remote working available.  

This Senior Buyer jobs role is commutable from Coventry, Leicester, Birmingham, Northampton, Warwick and with work from home flexibility there is not a requirement to be in the office 5 days per week.  

To apply please send your CV to Luke Smith at Euro Projects Recruitment Ltd.

Visit the Euro Projects Recruitment website to search our latest permanent, contract and interim vacancies.

“Please note that if you are not contacted within the next ten days then your application, on this occasion, has not been successful.  We thank you for taking the time to apply.”

This job is posted by Euro Projects Recruitment, a recruitment consultancy specialising in engineering and manufacturing appointments from tool room to boardroom. We combine over 100 years of technical knowledge and recruitment expertise to introduce the best candidates to the best companies. We are passionate about your future and persistent in our efforts to secure you the right job.

Reference: LS-EPR154552