Macildowie is pleased to be recruiting a Senior Buyer to join a large organisation based in Leicestershire. This role will take a pivotal role within the purchasing team, this position will report the Purchasing Supervisor, and be responsibility for:
* Develop and maintain commodity strategies for a range of commodities, ensuring the organisation is kept up to date on commercial and technical developments, as well as potential suppliers
* Evaluate cost data and quotation analysis and identify cost saving opportunities
* Identify supplier risk and develop robust risk mitigation strategies where necessary
* Develop and maintain good supplier relationships
* Full procurement/ supply chain ownership for key suppliers
To be considered for this role you must be able to demonstrate the following skills and attributes:
* Good communication skills and the ability to liaise confidently with colleagues in addition to external suppliers and other Buyers.
* Good negotiation, project management and problem solving skills.
* The ability to apply logical reasoning to situations and strong organisational skills.
* Good commercial awareness and business acumen.
* Strong numerical, verbal and written skills and experience of concise and accurate report writing.
* Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
* The flexibility to travel worldwide for supplier visits.
This is a great opportunity to join a large organisation based in South Leicestershire as they undertake a restructure, and add a number of new heads to the Purchasing Function. Offering real career opportunities, in a growing and ambitious company.
We are looking at a salary of up to £45,000 depending upon experience, coupled with benefits you would expect from a large employer
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