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Senior Buyer


Salary: £45000 per annum

Location: Essex

Job Type: Permanent

Posted: 18/01/2021

Job Ref: 123104036


Our client an electronics manufacturer based in Essex is seeking a Senior Buyer to take sole responsibility of their purchasing activity. This is the companies first step in building a procurement function and the successful candidate can expect a lot of in-role growth potential.
 
Key Responsibilities
 

  • Manage strategic purchasing duties including raising purchase orders in SAP, vendor setup, chasing invoice payments and ensuring timely delivery of stock
  • Run diagnostics on the current supply chain and present strategies to the board
  • Run tender processes for new suppliers to satisfy immediate and future requirements
  • Focus on compliance and audit new and existing suppliers accordingly
  • Have sole responsibility for purchasing procedures and maintain best practise
  • Manage risk and minimise end of project costs
  • Use existing knowledge to maximise GP by reducing cost without compromising quality
 
Essential Skills
  • SAP experience
  • Manufacturing experience
  • CIPS qualified
Beneficial skills
  • ZOHO analytics experience
  • Electronics experience
 
 
For more information please contact philip.bloomer@procurement-people.com

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