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Senior Project Buyer

Job reference:
Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
£30000 - £45000 per annum
Job type:
Purchasing and Supply Chain

This vacancy has now expired.

A Senior Project Buyer with experience of providing project support and advice to a manufacturing organisation is required on a permanent basis for company based in Shoreham. The role is paying up to £45,000 per annum for the following skills and experience;

  • Meeting with clients to discuss/define requirements and coordinate supply chain activities between suppliers, clients and engineering/project teams
  • Maintain and promote relationships with clients and suppliers
  • Procurement of project goods including bespoke parts/tooling manufactured from drawing, along with design/development, and other technical services
  • Competitive bidding (RFQ), negotiating prices / added value and reporting cost-reduction achievements
  • Liaising with suppliers and engineering teams on design feasibility issues, expediting orders and agreeing concessions or return rejects
  • Control spend against budget and forecasting to completion of project
  • Identification and evaluation of potential supply partners
  • Negotiation, contracting, and risk evaluation of/with UK and international suppliers
  • Ownership of the end-to-end, purchase-to-pay process for projects assigned
  • Coordination and maintenance of supplier held tooling registers
  • Actively supporting the procurement community in identification and development of procurement best-practise across all business divisions

The ideal candidate will:

  • Previous experience as a Buyer
  • Be organised and methodical in their approach to work
  • Have the ability to prioritise own workload
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication
  • Be fully proficient with IT