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Artis Recruitment Ltd

Queen Charlotte House

53 Queen Charlotte St

Bristol, BS1 4HQ

Senior Buyer

My client is a market leader, looking to recruit a new Senior Buyer due to expanding the team. This is a great opportunity for someone with strong Engineering / Automotive sector / Construction procurement experience to join a busy team and drive supplier relationships and performance.

Senior Buyer Duties:

  • Management of the purchase requisitions for timely placement of purchase orders and sub-contract orders for suppliers as required.
  • Ensure appropriate quality instructions and customer requirements flow to suppliers
  • Coordinate delivery status, communicate internally, and manage supplier recovery to support the business requirements.
  • Risk Management with appropriate escalation.
  • Manage supplier delivery performance and associated metrics.
  • Hold regular supplier business reviews.
  • Negotiate best cost and payment terms.
  • Support supplier selection and assessment process.
  • Work with the Procurement Manager to implement long-term agreements.
  • Deputise for Procurement Manager when necessary
  • Mentor and develop skills of buyers in the procurement team

Senior Buyer Candidate:

  • Strong experience in aerospace purchasing/procurement (or equivalent regulated industry)
  • Understanding of raw material, forgings, machining, supplier manufacturing processes, and treatments would be an advantage
  • Trained in continuous improvement tools and techniques
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Good project management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving ability

For full information regarding this role, please contact me directly, initially with a CV ahead of a conversation.

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    Artis Procurement, Purchasing and Supply Chain & Artis Customer Contact are the established experts in resourcing for mid-senior level Procurement and Customer Contact leadership roles.

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