Senior Buyer - Wales

  • August 02, 2019

Langley Search & Interim is working with a client in Wales who seeks a Senior Buyer in their procurement area.  You will work as part of a bigger team which includes the supply chain/ planning function as well as procurement.  If you want the chance to develop yourself further and work across European Suppliers then maybe this is for you? 

Ideally you will have the following:

  • Experience of buying in a manufacturing environment buying direct materials.
  • Knowledge of how the full supply chain functions including working with MRP/S&OP processes
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills - a good communicator who can get other functions & stakeholders  'on board' and bring about change effectively.   
  • A natural team player – not interested in the glory!
  • Able to expedite deliveries when needed – can work with others to get the outcome needed
  • Demonstrable evidence of taking accountability for delivery – good project management skills
  • Of degree calibre or equivalent
  • Excellent analytical skills - makes decisions based on facts & data
  • A good understanding of what makes a ‘good’ contract – ideally would have a legal understanding of contracts
  • Ideally studying for or be willing to study for CIPS qualifications

In return for your skills & experience a package of up to £35k is offered plus benefits. For further information please email your CV and current/last package to: quoting 7556/PERM/CL

Langley Search & Interim supplies candidates for Senior Buyers, Buyers, Category Managers and Senior Category Mnaagers in Wales, the UK and internationally.  Langley Search & Interim supplies a unique blend of interim and permanent recruitment solutions for jobs in procurement and the supply chain across the UK, Europe and internationally.  We work with blue chips, privately owned businesses, the public sector and start-ups across the Consumer, Industrial, Public Sector, Technology and Professional Services Sectors. As the leading niche recruitment partner in procurement and supply chain jobs, Langley Search & Interim also provides valued career advice and support to candidates.

Key skills and areas: Senior Buyer, Buyer, Category Manager, Directs, Senior Category Manager, CIPS, procurement, strategic sourcing,  Supply Chain, planning, warehousing, distribution, Contract negotiation, supplier relationship management SRM, vendor management, stakeholder management, purchasing

Please note: Due to the high volume of applications we receive for posted roles, unfortunately we are unable to respond to each applicant.  If we have not been in contact within a week, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion. We thank you for your continued interest in working with Langley Search & Interim.