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Senior Buyer (Engineering)

Salary: £40,000 – £50,000 per annum

Position: Permanent, Full-time

Location: Knutsford, Cheshire

Hours: 8:30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday

Benefits: 23 days holiday + bank holidays (Increases with length of service), Pension, Health Cash Plan, Personal Accident Insurance


My client is a market leader within the specialist engineering manufacturing industry. They are looking to hire a Senior Buyer who will be responsible for meeting the supply requirements of their customer base.  

Key Responsibilities for the Senior Buyer:
  • Accountable for the supply of materials/components to meet customer base requirements.
  • Ensure cost, delivery, quality, and service needs are met.
  • Empowered to make decisions regarding demand and supply timescales, pricing, and supplier selection.
  • Adapt swiftly to changing business requirements and challenges.
Skills & Experience Required:
  • Proficiency in supply chain management and expediting.
  • Background in component manufacturing and machining.
  • Exceptional negotiation abilities.
  • Competence in interpreting technical drawings.
  • In-depth knowledge of MRP principles.
  • Proficiency in using MS Suite and ERP Software.
This is an exceptional opportunity to join an organisation with a clear mission to grow and develop by providing innovative solutions to their clients.

Key words: Senior Buyer, Purchaser, Buyer

    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: Knutsford
    • Date posted:
    • Salary: £40000 - £50000