Senior Buyer
SF Group
Leamington Spa, Great Britain
23d ago

Are you a talented Buyer looking for a step up to a Senior Buyer / Category Manager position? If so, I have an excellent business based in Coventry looking for just that.

It is a permanent role paying £35,000.

Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Purchase goods, materials, components or services in line with specified cost, quality and delivery targets, directly contributing to the departmental cost reduction plan aligned to the FY budget.
  • Develop category management plans based on criticality, complexity and spend for goods and services, periodically researching and evaluating areas of opportunity, reducing commercial costs and rate structures where possible.
  • Adopt and promote best practice procurement policy and procedures with the compilation, governance and maintenance of documented purchasing processes and procedures leveraging robust procurement methodologies.
  • Accountable for contract agreements and addendums and ensuring effective contracts are in place, driving continuous value out of commercial frameworks.
  • Responsible for supplier relationship management with the continuous assessment of risk, quality and service level performance with suppliers to support efficient business operations through regular business review undertaking.
  • Cultivate ideation and strategies to improve operational efficiency and processes that add value, aid business performance and work towards a strategy of continuous improvement.
  • Working with cross-functional teams and functional leaders, building strong stakeholder relationships to prioritise and deliver on key projects and functional needs.
  • Lead sourcing projects including RFI, RFP, RFQ, and contract development, assessing tenders and quotations from potential suppliers.
  • Ensure the appropriate credit facilities are in place and adhered too with preferred suppliers.
  • Implement relevant KPI's to monitor and manage adherence to purchasing and company policy
  • Negotiate contracts, improved prices and terms of business with suppliers and review opportunities to make business savings utilising negotiation and procurement best practice tools / methodology.
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