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Senior Buyer - Falkirk

Excellent Benefits and Pension - Engineering, FMCG & Manufacturing - Procurement
Ref: 4585 Date Posted: Monday 09 Sep 2019
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Lusona Consultancy are working with a Global Manufacturing organisation who are looking to appoint an experienced Senior Buyer.

The Senior Buyer will work within the Purchasing Team and be responsible for procuring a range of chemicals, raw materials, MRO items and engineering equipment.

Responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Purchase a range of raw materials and packaging ensuring best prices and quality
  • Purchasing all MRO items and service contracts
  • Monitor market trends, competitor strategies and market suppliers
  • Produce daily requisition reports and highlight major spends
  • Build and maintain constructive Supplier relationships
  • Review Supplier performance on an ongoing basis
  • Contribute to the development of the procurement strategies of the department

Experience and knowledge required:

  • An experience Buyer/Senior Buyer with established sourcing knowledge
  • Proven sourcing experience in a procurement/supply chain role within manufacturing
  • A great understanding of adding value, reducing costs and inputting to business improvements
  • Supplier partnership experience
  • Confident at building and maintaining effective and productive relationships with colleagues, key stakeholders and suppliers
  • Involvement in driving continuous improvement activities and projects
  • MCIP’s qualified or working towards the qualification
  • SAP or similar MRP software

Please call Shuna Boyle on 01698 430100 for a confidential discussion…