Senior Buyer - Manufacturing

Job Ref: SnrBuy(15.12.2017)JB
Sector: Office / Administration
Date Added: 15 December 2017
  • Enfield, Middlesex, England
  • £40,000 - £45,000 per Annum
  • Jack Burgess
  • 01763 254751

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Senior Buyer - Manufacturing - Enfield


My client are a FTSE 100 employer, and manufacturer of specialty chemical products, they are true leaders within their field, with multi-billion pound turnovers, and a global operation.

About the Role

In this position you will support the business in providing an expert and professional materials sourcing, negotiation, and contract implementation service. Ultimately though you will have overall accountability for the quality of supplier service as well as ensuring projects are carried out on time and in full.

Key Tasks:

  • Head of Buying process from tender to finish.
  • Work with various other departments to ensure that deadlines are met.
  • Development and negotiation of tenders, and preparing contracts.
  • Support in implementation of procurement strategy.
  • Monitor procurement spend vs. budget.

The Candidate:

  • Experience of working in a fast-paced projects team, ideally within a manufacturing business.
  • A degree relating to Engineering, Commercial or Business would be preferred.
  • CIPS degree would be highly desirable.
  • Solid Buying/Procurement experience with working knowledge of tender processes.
  • IT Literate with particular proficiency when working with Excel.

If this sounds like the right role for you then why not apply? If you would like some further information then please call Jack Burgess on 01763 254 850 or email me at to find out more.

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