Senior Buyer

  • Location
    Batley, West Yorkshire
  • Salary
    £ 35000 - £ 40000 / Year
  • Category
    Procurement & Supply Chain - Buyer / Puchasing
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Energy
  • External Reference
    JN-082021-202522

Role: Senior Buyer


Salary: £35000 to £40000 (based on experience) + Bonus + Pension


Location: West Yorkshire


Full Time - Permanent


This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced senior buyer to join a rewarding and successful company, marked by their vigorous growth.


The ideal candidate for this role will have experience working with FMCG within a busy supply chain and you will be well versed in managing supplier relationships.


Responsibilities of this role include:



  • Maintenance of purchasing contracts, agreements and terms

  • Stock availability

  • Sourcing and identifying suppliers

  • Budget Control

  • Manage & maintain module order book

  • Responding to internal stock requests

  • Manage suppliers open order books

  • Placing and managing outgoing POs

  • Forecasting

  • Managing critical shortages and allocation issues

  • Directly dealing with commodity codes

  • Delivery costs maintenance

  • Understand market and product changes and how they affect product strategies, and communicate this to the wider business.


Key Competencies:



  • Displaying a sense of urgency

  • Learn and understand catalogue of products

  • Keep up to date with market trends and react swiftly to changes in demand

  • Planning, prioritising and organisational skills

  • Communication skills, internally and externally

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to see the wider impact and plan for consequence

  • Negotiation skills

  • Risk management skills





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