Senior Buyer

Senior Buyer

Job Title: Senior Buyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Coventry
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Free Parking
Reference: JO0000000858c
Contact Name: Cassy Martin
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 30, 2017 18:27

Job Description

Are you a Buyer looking for the next step in your procurement career? Or a senior buyer looking to work for a dynamic and forward thinking company? And would you be interested in working for an entrepreneurial business within a progressive environment where you can really add value to an organisation.

If so, we have the perfect role for you!

You will be responsible for the following tasks: 
·Developing category plans and portfolios 
·Building strong stakeholder relationships to prioritise and deliver on projects
·Manage supplier relationships to ensure delivery of service, quality and cost
·Lead sourcing projects 
·Implementation of sourcing projects
·Managing compliance, pricing, and savings for assigned categories
·Introducing category management principles 
·Forecasting and managing associated direct and indirect costs 
·Implementing relevant KPI’s to monitor and manage adherence to company policy
·Periodically benchmark all commercial pricing and service levels 
·Managing supplier performance 

You will ideally have at least 2 years buying experience and a style that evidences flexibility and adaptability in a fast paced environment.  You must be a strong communicator, and be able to communicate with all levels including stakeholders, managers and warehouse operatives.

In return you will be offered a fantastic salary of up to £35,000, a refreshing and modern working environment, excellent benefits package and the opportunity to really make a difference.

Wallis Lynch operates as an employment business and employment agency for the provision of temporary and permanent vacancies

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