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Senior Buyer

Job Details
  • 5533
  • JVP Jobs
  • Wrexham
  • Permanent, Full Time
  • Salary in the region of £35,000

Senior Buyer / Purchasing Manager

A brilliant opportunity to join a global leader specialising in the design, development and manufacture of large precision machines and equipment. The company’s state of the art fully automated high-speed machines are designed, manufactured, built, and tested in Wrexham before being exported all over the world. As well as an established product portfolio, the company is pursuing multiple cutting-edge R&D projects.

The Role – Senior Buyer / Purchasing Manager

Reporting to the Managing Director, as the Senior Buyer you will control the purchasing of all materials, components, products, and external services. Your duties will include:

  • Reviewing daily MRP suggestions and assessing suppliers, including lead time and pricing and raising purchase orders as appropriate
  • Ensuring order acknowledgement and delivery is in line with orders through systematic expediting
  • Managing the procurement of other commodities, utilities, and industrial services
  • Liaising with suppliers to resolve issues with performance and regularly reviewing / suggesting and developing improvements
  • Establishing new and more competitive sources of supply, planning cost-down performance targets
  • Organising and managing the day-to-day activities of a small team
  • Working closely with other members of the senior operational team providing reports and attending meetings

The Requirements – Senior Buyer / Purchasing Manager

  • Solid experience gained in a Procurement / Buyer / Purchasing role, with experience procuring a range of engineering materials and / or components
  • Excellent knowledge of ERP / MRP systems
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Proactive, can-do team player used to achieving tight deadlines
  • Organised approach, with excellent time management skills

The Package

As a Senior Buyer, you’ll benefit from:

  • A salary in the region of £35,000 with the level dependent on experience
  • Private pension and healthcare cover after one years’ service
  • Based at the site on the Wrexham Industrial Estate (North Wales)
  • Permanent contract with full time hours, Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm

More About the Company

Established for more than 20 years, the company prides themselves on innovation, boasting a highly knowledgeable, expert, and multicultural workforce who benefit from a friendly environment with a strong emphasis on individual autonomy, teamwork, and business involvement. They have exciting plans on the horizon including significant investment into facilities and product development, making this an exciting time to join the business.

All applications for this Senior Buyer / Purchasing Manager vacancy are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions. 

While JVP Group is not a recruitment agency, we have been appointed to work in partnership with the recruiting employer to support their recruitment process. Please note that applicants will initially be contacted by JVP prior to forwarding your CV to the recruiting employer.

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