Location: Coventry, West Midlands
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 7 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Office Support
Contact Name: Russ

Senior Buyer

Job Description

We are recruiting for an experienced Senior Buyer to join a leading manufacturer who design and produce precision parts and components for the automotive sector including Commercial Vehicle, Off Highway and Military Vehicle sectors. The successful candidate will work closely with the Purchasing Manager. The working hours are Monday to Thursday 07.30 to 16.30 and Friday 07.30 to 12.30


Excellent basic salary depending upon experience
Company pension
Free Parking
Opportunities for career progression
Early finish on Fridays

Duties include

Ensure all supplier contracts meet the standards of the company's policies and procedures
Apply the MRP / ERP system and work to the demand and throughput requirements
Achieve cost down targets within the supplier base in line with objectives
Obtain supplier quotations and in depth cost analysis to support resource or sales activities
Develop and maintain professional working relationships with suppliers
Develop, manage and provide concise status reports and KPI's on a daily basis
Monitor the financial relationship with key suppliers, payment status and consequential loss

Key Skills

Previous recent experience in a similar procurement role is essential
Member of, or working towards membership, of CIPS
BTEC, HNC/HND, degree or equivalent in a relevant subject
An understanding of Supplier Quality Assurance (SQA) is essential
European / Global supplier knowledge is desirable
Knowledge of the automotive sector would be useful but not essential
Ambitious, driven and able to function with minimal supervision

If you are interested in this role please apply today!


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

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