Senior Buyer

We have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Buyer experienced in vendor management and cost reduction activities to work with our Client based in the Ely area.  The ideal candidate will have a background of working on large engineering projects.

Working with a cross-functional team including finance, engineering, quality and project management your duties will include:

  • Negotiating Supplier Terms and Conditions maximising overall value including best price, delivery and payment terms
  • Building and maintaining relationships with contractors, suppliers and clients
  • Plan strategies for project-based purchasing activities
  • Monitor and manage supplier performance
  • Set up and maintain systems & documentation
  • Line management to expediting and admin duties

The successful candidate will be:

  • An excellent negotiator with good commercial awareness
  • A confident communicator with the ability to forge good working relationships with clients, suppliers and colleagues
  • Comfortable reading engineering drawings and have demonstrable experience of working on multi-million pound engineering projects
  • PC literate, including good MS Excel skills. Experience of Sage 200 would be an advantage

You will require a full driving licence and although the role is mainly office based, some UK & International will be required. 

No formal qualifications are essential to the success of this position however, you must be able to demonstrate your experience of working in a similar role.  CIPS qualifications would be an advantage.

Company Benefits

In addition to a modern, spacious working environment with free parking and walking distance from mainline train station, other benefits include 25 days holiday, Pension Scheme and optional healthcare.


Ely, Cambridgeshire, England

£50,000  - £65,000 Annual Permanent

Date Posted
23 Jun 22

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