Senior Buyer - Manufacturing

Job Ref: SnrBuy(21.12.2017)JB
Sector: Office / Administration
Date Added: 21 December 2017
  • Royston, Hertfordshire, England
  • £45,000 - £55,000 per Annum
  • Jack Burgess
  • 01763 254751

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Senior Buyer - Royston, Herts - 9 month FTC - £34,500-£42,500

Our client based here in Royston, Herts is a FTSE 100 organisation, and a real market leader within it's field. The company is one which manufactures Autocatalysts, operating on a global scale, and with sites all over the world, the company is a key player in the Automotive sector.

The client has a requirement for a Senior Buyer to join them on a 9 month contract basis. The overall purpose(s) of this position is to lead the purchasing process of direct and indirect goods/services. You will ensure a high level of supplier service, and you will also minimise risk so as to ensure that the company stays legally compliant throughout the purchasing process.

Key Duties:

  • Assist internal stakeholders in relation to sourcing requirements.
  • Supplier approval - select preferred suppliers for specific products and services.
  • Negotiate TOBs, and service level agreements.
  • Liaise with legal team to maintain the company's strong legal position.
  • Management of Supplier Database.
  • Supplier reviews, including contracts.

Key Skills & Experience:

  • Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS) qualification - Ideally Level 4 and above.
  • Able to interpret and apply financial data.
  • Computer Literate - ideally with Excel
  • Able to multi-task, and prioritise tasks effectively.
  • A good problem solver.

If this sounds like you then why not apply? If you would like to know more then please call me on 01763 254 850 or you can email me at

Guidant Group is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Guidant Group is committed to diversity and flexibility in the workplace. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support you during the application process, please mention this at any stage.