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Senior Category Buyer

Published 28 September 2023
£45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Job Starts: 28th September 2023

Job Description

We are pleased to announce we are recruiting for a Senior Category Buyer for a well-known UK Manufacturer based in Leicestershire. This role would be joining at an exciting time where our client is looking to add extra firepower!

This role would be looking for an experienced Senior Buyer, ideally from an Engineering/Automotive/OEM background, that can come in make a big impact! You would be responsible for managing global supplier base, negotiating for best price and quality and working strategically to help the departments goals.

You would be able to deal with a fast-paced environment, as well as being able to mentor and help develop more junior members of the team as they grow and gain more responsibilities themselves.


  • Supporting Company's continued success and growth
  • Ensuring best in class BOM, investment and development costs
  • Maintaining and building on the current high-quality standards
  • Reducing development lead-times and, identifying efficiencies within production process throughout the supply chain
  • Identifying new technologies and driving their implementation to enhance product line up
  • Effectively identifying and managing risks / opportunities within the supply chain
  • Manage and build on the already strong relationships with our supply partners

Ideal Candidate:

  • Number of years experience as a Senior Buyer
  • OEM/Automotive/Engineering background
  • Can work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to train and develop others
  • CIPS qualified or working towards
  • IT Proficient


  • £45,000-£55,000 per annum
  • Hybrid working - 3/2 split
  • Hinckley
  • Strong brand reputation

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