Senior Buyer

Location Lisburn, County Antrim
Job type Permanent
Salary £35000 - £38000 per annum
Published about 2 months ago
Contact Zoey Rooney
Job ref ZR00324_1649158597

Job description

Senior Buyer


Salary up to £38,000

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Buyer to join one of NI's leading manufacturing employers based in their Lisburn site. Reporting to the Purchasing Manager you will assist with leading all areas of the purchasing department. Your main duties will include:

  • Raise and expedite purchase orders
  • Ensure any purchase order invoice queries are resolved quickly
  • Undertake supplier negotiations to ensure appropriate and cost-effective solutions are achieved
  • Compile supplier analysis reports and data relating to supplier performance to enable evaluation
  • Conduct research for new components and suppliers
  • Provide analysis on costs, new and existing
  • Engage with relevant stakeholders to review and challenge engineering specifications with the purpose of developing appropriate procurement strategies to support the business needs
  • Coach and develop the Purchasing team, in alignment with the Purchasing & Planning Manager, using experience to enhance the overall purchasing function

Essential Criteria

  • 2 years' experience in an electrical buyer role or 5 years as a buyer within the manufacturing industry
  • Previous experience of managing suppliers and supply chain issues
  • An ability to work on own initiative, under pressure and within tight deadlines

For more information and a full spec on this role, please forward your CV OR call on 07384513095 / 02890323333

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