Senior Buyer

White Recruitment Ltd
£32000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
13 Oct 2016
25 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Senior Buyer - Hayes - Up to £34K - Engineering - APPLY TODAY A Senior Buyer is required for a leading manufacturer of sheet materials based in Hayes. The Senior Buyer should have an engineering degree or the ability to read engineering drawings , and ideally be CIPS or MCIPS qualified. Senior Buyer Job Description: Your main role will be supporting our Estimating Department in getting best value quotes for our bid packages, then on successful placement of order, finalizing the very best price available and ensuring information gets onto SAP. To support a nimble process in quoting customers you will need to create a database of prices for the estimators to use. Coupled with this you will be tasked in obtaining cost downs on our £3M expenditure Obtain best possible prices for all new quotes to enable us to have the best chance to win work new work packages Set up a database of material and treatment prices for quick reference, to allow estimating to offer quick prices for our quotes. Decide on all sourcing of any new work packages at the very best price and where possible link to our customer contracts to negate profit risk over the course of the contract Use data from SAP to review all spend areas with a view to implementing a major cost down exercise whilst linking contracts to our customers to minimise risk to margins. Carry out supplier visits to look for further cost down ideas and build excellent relationships Senior Buyer Key Requirements: MCIPS qualified Engineering degree Understanding of Lean Principles Computer literate especially in Windows based products and MRP systems Ability to travel on an 'as required' basis Senior Buyer Package Details: A starting salary of between £32K - £34K, depending on experience. Other excellent benefits to be discussed during the process. If you feel you match the necessary requirements please, APPLY NOW If your experience matches please forward your CV immediately White Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy This job was originally posted as