Senior Buyer

  • Job Reference: 00000160-1
  • Date Posted: 24 March 2022
  • Recruiter: Hartley Resourcing
  • Location: Fareham, Hampshire
  • Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Purchasing
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Contact: Anna Golding
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Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Buyer to work for our client based near Fareham.  This is a busy role that will require someone with a background within Procurement looking to progress their career.  It will require communicating with international suppliers as well as internal departments.  You will be responsible for leading the strategic procurement of a wide range of production commodities.  Taking a proactive approach to problem solving will be essential.  This company are a global organisation who specialise in engineering and technical products, they offer lots of opportunities to build a great career. 

Please note this is initially a FTC, however it could be extended for the right candidate. 

The Role

Working as a senior member of the team, this is very much a busy procurement role within technical manufacturing.  You must be capable of building strong relationships and must enjoy problem solving.  Your duties will include:

  • Overseeing the end to end selection and sourcing of potential suppliers
  • Conducting ongoing supplier risk assessments and audits
  • Negotiating with suppliers and building strong working relationships
  • Ensuring that internal targets and deadlines are met
  • Ensuring that procurement activity conforms to best practice principles


The Ideal Candidate

You would ideally need to be educated to a degree level and a Qualification in CIPS would be an advantage.  The ideal candidate will have a strong background within buying and be confident working with MRP systems.  You will need to be keen to progress in your career and demonstrate leadership capabilities.  You would ideally be from an engineering/technical background as you will need to understand technical products and materials.  The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate experience of managing technical suppliers.  


Additional Information

This company offers fantastic career progression for the right person.  Free parking is provided.  

Due to the high volume of anticipated applications we are unable to respond to individual applications.  If you do not hear from us within 3 working days of that date please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.