Senior Buyer

Supply Chain Senior Buyer - Surrey - £45,000 to £50,000

Our client, a market leader who design and manufacture navigation and communication products for the Marine industry are currently looking to recruit a Supply Chain Senior Buyer to join their team.

Within this role you'll be responsible for managing and supporting in sourcing and scheduling materials for defence programs.

Your Duties:

  • Deliver the best acquisition cost for the business

  • Manage supplier spares and repairs needs

  • Develop planning models to meet sourcing needs

  • Ensure stock availability to meet customer demands

  • Negotiate with suppliers to ensure best prices, scheduling and T&C's for the business

  • Ensure products are delivered within agreed SLA's

  • Quarterly Audit of suppliers to ensure supplier quality and business reviews

  • Ad hoc duties as and when required

Skills and Qualifications required:

  • Previous material requirement planning / material management experience

  • Excellent supplier management skills

  • Cost management skills

  • Excellent communication / negotiation skills

  • A background in maritime / defence

  • Able to obtain SC clearance