• Job Reference: 39465
  • Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
  • Discipline: Supply Chains & Logistics
  • Location: County Durham
  • Contract:Permanent
  • Skills:Senior Buyer

Senior Buyer (County Durham) - £35,000-£45,000!


*Fantastic basic salary with enhanced benefits

*Work for a business that is constantly evolving and growing with genuine progression opportunities


The Company


A successful Northeast based Manufacturing business are looking to add a Senior Buyer to their Procurement team.




  • Competitive basic salary
  • Enhanced pension scheme
  • Work from home days
  • Life assurance
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Training and development
  • Genuine progression opportunities


Job Description of a Senior Buyer

  • Procurement of materials – developing and maintaining a robust Procurement strategy.
  • Management of an International supplier roster across multi geographies.
  • Meeting the business requirements for, financial budget, forecasting and reporting requirements.
  • Management of 1 Junior Buyer.
  • Working within a small team of 4 and actively involved Procurement departments across the wider business.
  • Managing supplier relations.
  • Able to present clearly and influence across all levels and across various stakeholders.



Skills & experience of a Senior Buyer  

  • CIPS Level 4 or above
  • Manufacturing experience
  • Demonstrable track record of garnering best value outcomes through Procurement methods and negotiation skills.
  • Previous experience in commodities and market intelligence.
  • People Management and Team development.
  • Familiarity with SAP an advantage.
  • Computer literate with proficiency in analysis through modern IT and data tools.


To apply, call Lauren Todner our Supply Chain Consultant on 07541691259



Theo James Recruitment specialise in Manufacturing & Engineering recruitment across the following disciplines.


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