Buyer - Senior Buyer

Job title : Buyer - Senior Buyer
Contract type : Permanent
Location : Woking
Sectors :
Salary : £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Start date : as agreed
Duration : perm
Job Reference : SYN2784_1658224014
Contact name : Alan Littlewood
Contact email :

Buyer - Senior Buyer

Salary: £45-50k

Hours: 40 per week (8am - 4:30pm)

Overall Package includes - Production bonus + pension + BUPA + 24 days holiday (+ BH) ++

An opportunity has arisen for a talented Senior Buyer to join a world-renowned Manufacturing client based in Woking. The successful applicant will be responsible for managing various suppliers and to optimise service levels across the business and improve the procurement strategy.

Buyer -Senior Buyer responsibilities:

· Manage multiple direct categories including Electrical Components & Electronics.

· Refinement of Supplier Performance metrics/KPIs and quality monitoring to reduce risk.

· Translate manufacturing forecasts into supplier forecasts, leverage savings based on economies of scale and maintain inventory levels to enable efficient manufacturing.

· Ownership and project management of the tender process including use of RFI/RFP ensuring presentation of recommended outcomes to senior management for approval.

· Develop an internal statement of work/requirements and supplier expectations including anticipated measurement of supplier success.

· Provide strategic sourcing of inventory parts including new supplier introduction, re-shoring of Asia sourced goods where appropriate, collaborate with internal stakeholders and agree a supplier list for new product items and changes to existing products.

Your profile:

· Extensive experience of buying in the electronics/electric sector is essential.

· Electrical Engineering qualification where a degree or equivalent is preferred.

· CIPS level 4 qualification or equivalent experience.

· Has built strong, long-term supplier relationships that have resulted in cost savings, improved service levels, lower inventory levels and / or reduced risk to the supply chain.

· Excellent analytical skills with a strong attention to detail.

· Able to create sound business justifications for new spends, carry out financial modelling of quotations to assess impact on cash flow and inventory levels.

· Excellent communication and strong presentation skills.

· Able to create clear and concise written Supply and Supplier agreements.

· Strong interpersonal skills and relationship building.

· Highly organised and able to multi-task, prioritise and manage a diverse workload.

The company:

A modern, high technology manufacturing business with their own product range and a state-of-the art engineering facility.

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