Senior Buyer

7 days left

35000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
02 Oct 2019
30 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Senior Buyer

Are you looking to join a very successful and progressive Scientific Instrument manufacturing company? You will operate within a commercially driven environment, with emphasis on delivering high quality products to our client's global customer base. You will work with a highly skilled and motivated team that is keen on developing best practice manufacturing and supply chain techniques.


Purchase of goods, materials and services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets.
Managing and controlling all the company's external suppliers with emphasis on the purchase of materials and finished parts for production.
Establish strategic relationships with key suppliers who are aligned to the company's needs.
Identify new suppliers, agree terms and negotiate supply agreements where appropriate, including discount structures and volume rebates.
Foster close working relationships with associated departments eg. Sales, Engineering, Production and Service.
Continually improve purchasing methods and drive down external spend.


Minimum 5 years previous experience in a Purchasing role, gained within the electro-mechanical manufacturing industry.
Minimum 3 years hands-on experience using MRP systems.
Minimum 3 years supervisory experience.
Proven track record of controlling and reducing external spend whilst developing a robust supplier base.
Fully conversant with modern procurement and purchasing techniques.
Experience of Purchasing bespoke, manufactured parts including scheduled deliveries.
Direct Supplier and Commodity management for a specific number of Commodities/Suppliers.
Management and coordination of Purchasing activities with relation to Cost, Delivery and Quality performance.

ACS are recruiting for a Senior Buyer. If you feel that you have the skills and experience required in this advertisement to be a Senior Buyer, please submit your CV including an outline of your experience as a Senior Buyer. It is always a good idea to include a covering letter outlining your experience as a Senior Buyer with your application as this will enhance your chances of selection and improve your prospects of landing the Senior Buyer role you desire

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