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Senior Buyer - Manufacturing and Production - Liverpool

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Company: Michael Page
Contract: PERM
Location: Liverpool, United Kingdom

  • Join a Global manufacturing business in a strategic senior buying role

  • Genuine scope for progression and development in a fast-paced environment

About Our Client

My client is a fast-paced global manufacturing and production business based in Liverpool. They are looking for a Strategic Senior Buyer to join their experienced purchasing function in what will be a fantastic opportunity both from a progression and development perspective but also joining a forward thinking and successful and reputable business.

Job Description

The key responsibilities for this Strategic Senior Buyer based in Liverpool will be;

  • Manage a £20-25 million commodity portfolio.
  • Supervise and assist in developing Buyers within the team.
  • Implement processes and strategies, working closely with suppliers negotiating best terms, costs and mitigating risk etc.
  • Work to short timescales in a fast environment.
  • Working with and liaising with key stakeholders on the overall delivery and objective but also from an NPD perspective.
  • Closely Manage the supplier through building solid relationships and communication throughout the purchasing process to ensure expectations are met.
  • Work on cost down initiatives, source and on board new suppliers and proactively benchmark against alternative suppliers.
  • Drive best practice and be proactive in, seeking alternative/ improvements that can be made within purchasing.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate for this Strategic Senior Buyer role would be;

  • Degree qualified and working towards CIPS or at least the desire to pursue.
  • Experience in assisting and developing those in your team.
  • Bright forward thinking individual wanting to progress and develop.
  • Come from a purchasing role within manufacturing and production and preferably a fast paced business.
  • At least 2 years experience in a procurement role which involves Strategic purchasing.
  • Can demonstrate on their CV and verbally key deliverables and achievements as a result of working with suppliers and implementing strategies.

What's on Offer

£40,000 - £47,000 + Package


More Info / Apply

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